Online Resources - Women

March 25, 2010
LEAF - the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund - is a national charitable organization that works toward ensuring the law guarantees substantive equality for all women in Canada.
Keywords: Legal Research, Women, women's equality, women's legal education, women's rights, Organizations, All of Canada
March 25, 2010
The goal of the Advisory Council is to help advance women’s equality. They are an arms-length organization governed by the Status of Women Advisory Council Act. The Advisory Council was created in...
Keywords: Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
March 25, 2010
The Violence Prevention Initiative of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador reflects government’s commitment to addressing the problem of violence in this province. The Initiative is a six year...
Keywords: child abuse, Children and Youth, Disability, elder abuse, Seniors and Elders, Violence, violence against women, violence prevention, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Newfoundland, Government information
December 22, 2009
“Their Spirits Live Within Us”: Annual Women’s Memorial March for Murdered and Missing Women The February 14th Women’s Memorial March is an opportunity to come together to grieve the loss of our...
Keywords: Indigenous, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
December 16, 2009
The Bay Area-based welfareQueens, a project of the POOR News Network, are fighting back against a system that dehumanizes poor mothers—with poetry, theater, and any other media tool they can access.
Keywords: Art and Culture, Welfare, Women, Multimedia, United States
November 26, 2009
'We Can End All Violence against Women' ('We Can' for short) is an international campaign that seeks to end gender-based violence. They are building a broad social movement that challenges and...
Keywords: Violence, violence against women, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
November 20, 2009
A song and music video entitled From Stilettos to Moccasins was developed from the findings of a research project that examined the role of identity and stigma in Aboriginal women's healing from...
Keywords: aboriginal women, addictions, Art and Culture, drug use, Health, Indigenous, song, video, Women, Multimedia, All of Canada
November 18, 2009
Pamela Cross is a feminist lawyer, working as an advocate and activist for women’s equality. This blog explores women’s equality, the law and public policy, and supports advocacy efforts across the...
Keywords: Blogs, feminist, Government Policy, law, Legal Research, Women, women's equality
September 29, 2009
The Rural Women Take Action on Poverty Committee have produced a fine resource for social justice activists: Counting Women In - A Toolkit for Rural Action on Poverty. The toolkit is a resource to...
Keywords: rural poverty, toolkit, Women, women in poverty, Campaigns and initiatives, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
September 2, 2009
A National CCPA report on how the recession is affecting women living in poverty.
Keywords: Poverty Research, recession, Women, women's poverty, Factsheets and FAQs, All of Canada
March 30, 2009
The Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU) is a policy and research oriented facility that focuses on early childhood education and child care (ECEC) and family policy in Canada and...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Family, Women, General resources
November 24, 2008
Stepping Stone is a user-directed non-profit organization based in Halifax that provides supportive programs and services to former and current sex workers that contribute to their health, safety,...
Keywords: Women, Workers' Rights, Nova Scotia, Organizations