Women's Equality

  • Tuesday, May 1 2012
  • Thursday, Mar 8 2012
    International Women's Day posted in the Ottawa Citizen March 8, 2012. International Women’s Day has been held every year for the last one hundred years to celebrate women’s achievements and review the challenges ahead. One hundred years ago, the average life expectancy for women in Canada was 55 years. Now, the average woman lives to over 82 years of age. In fact, women over 80 are the fastest growing age group in Canada. Whereas some will enjoy their health throughout...
  • Thursday, Mar 1 2012
    Statement by women’s organizations and the pan-Canadian labour movement, New York, March 1st, 2012 Representatives women’s organizations and of the pan-Canadian labour movement are gathered in New York on the occasion of the 56th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. The theme this year focuses on empowering rural women, and we are here to ensure that governments agree to protecting public services, providing access to decent work and quality education and training at all levels...
  • Wednesday, Feb 23 2011
    Press Release Canadian Teacher's Federation (CTF) February 23, 2011 New York, NY.... All eyes around the world are turned to Canada at the United Nations as trade union women collectively condemn the Canadian government's rejection of a proposal for a sustainable quality education program that would have benefited over 2-million students and 40,000 teachers in developing countries. The proposal would have also valued and supported the voluntary contributions of hundreds of Canadian teachers. The Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) has received...
  • Friday, Feb 18 2011
  • Friday, Feb 18 2011
    CFNU Ad - Our Times
  • Wednesday, Jun 16 2010
    Date: Saturday, June 26th, 2010 Time: 1:00 p.m. Location: Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario Women take the lead Women will gather at the Sir John A MacDonald statue on the south part of the Queens Park lawn, to give voice to the impact of G8 and G20 decisions on women. Take the lead for maternal health with full reproductive rights, for an end to women's poverty, for women's equality at home and globally!
  • Monday, Feb 22 2010
    Labour and women’s groups have issued a report which they say is a “reality check” describing Canada’s lagging performance in achieving women’s equality. The report will be used at the Beijing +15 meeting at the United Nations in New York, March 1-12, 2010.

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