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National Action Committee on the Status of Women

Organization that sought to promote the equality rights of women in Canada through legal education, research and law reform advocacy. 

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This organization no longer exists. For information about NAC’s history, please see: http://web.archive.org/web/20070820010546/http://www.nac-cca.ca/about/his_e.htm

United Nations Women  
http://www.unwomen.org/

Advocates the improvement of the status of women of the world and the achievement of their equality with men. Aims to ensure the participation of women as equal partners with men in all aspects of human endeavour.

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Saskatchewan First Nations Women's Commission  
http://www.fsin.com/index.php/womens-commission-sfnwc.html

The Saskatchewan First Nations’ Women’s Commission (SFNWC) is the recognized regional voice for the advancement of First Nations’ women’s and children’s rights in Saskatchewan. The SFNWC is committed to the development and sustenance of healthy communities by which all First Nations people benefit. The SFNWC takes the lead on certain issues that are considered “women’s and children’s issues” in mainstream society, although not dictated as such in First Nations communities because First Nations philosophy emphasizes collective as opposed to individual rights.

 

Historically, since the 1960’s First Nations’ Women in Saskatchewan have come together to discuss a variety of issues and the poor living conditions in which they had to endure. The Saskatchewan First Nations’ Women’s Commission (SFNWC) was formed in 2000, first as a Council, and in February 2004, the Chiefs-in-Assembly voted for the FSIN Convention Act to be amended to include the SFNWC as the seventh Commission. The FSIN Women’s Act was ratified at the June 2004 Chiefs-in-Assembly and is a formal piece of legislation that validates the ongoing movement of Saskatchewan First Nations’ Women.

 

Honoring the Treaties is a priority for Saskatchewan First Nations’ women's groups. The mandate of the Saskatchewan First Nations Women’s Commission is the development of First Nation Women’s rights and advocate to develop women’s strategic initiatives while respecting the Treaty process. In the past we have ensured this vision is met through:

 

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Status of Women Canada  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/

Promotes gender equity and the full participation of women in Canada's economic, social, cultural, and political life.

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The Gender and Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Located at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, this multi-disciplinary research group has been at the forefront of work in gender and health, applying gender analysis and planning in their various areas of expertise.
IMPART: Integrated Mentor Program in Addictions Research Training  
http://www.addictionsresearchtraining.ca/
Provides a multidisciplinary research training program designed to equip health researchers from across disciplines, sectors and settings to conduct gender and sex-based analyses in addictions research. (See Details)
Institute of Gender and Health  
http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/8673.html
Supports research to address how sex and gender interact with other factors that influence health. (See Details)
Status of Women Canada, Women's Program Regional Offices, New Brunswick
A women's program regional office. Promotes gender equity and the full participation of women in Canada's economic, social, cultural, and political life.
Status of Women Canada, Women's Program Regional Offices, Alberta and Northwest Territories
A women's program regional office. Promotes gender equity and the full participation of women in Canada's economic, social, cultural, and political life.
Status of Women Canada, Women's Program Regional Offices, Nova Scotia
A women's program regional office. Promotes gender equity and the full participation of women in Canada's economic, social, cultural, and political life.