Equality

Equality

Transforming women's future: a guide to equality rights theory and action

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English
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Melina Buckley
West Coast Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
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West Coast Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents a resource for individuals and organizations that are or will be using law-related strategies to advance women's equality. Provides a framework to facilitate the development of advocacy strategies.

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ISBN 0968654002
LAW.T73 2001

First Nations women, governance and the Indian Act: a collection of policy research reports

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English
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Judith F. Sayers
Kelly A. MacDonald
Jo-Anne Fiske
Melonie Newell
Evelyn George
Wendy Cornet
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Contains a collection of policy research reports on the effects of the Indian Act on women's roles in First Nations governments.

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ABGN.S39 2001
ISBN 066231140X
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. --- Also published in French under the title: Les femmes des Premières nations, la gouvernance et la Loi sur les Indiens : recueil de rapports de recherche en matière de politiques. --- Review, Network Fall/Winter 2001/02: A collection of three policy research reports that provides a gender perspective in the public debate surrounding First Nations governance issues. It is hoped that this collection will support First Nations women and contribute to the ability of individuals and organizations to participate more effectively in the federal government’s initiative to amend the Indian Act.</p>

Women's economic independence and security: a federal/provincial/territorial strategic framework

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English
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Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women (Canada)
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a strategic framework for Canadian ministers responsible for the status of women to create policies that would improve economic gender equality.

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GEND.F43 2001
ISBN 0662655427
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: L'autonomie et la sécurité économiques des femmes : un cadre stratégique fédéral, provincial et territorial.</p>

The long march forward: a history of women's rights

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English
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Conseil du statut de la femme
Publisher: 
Consiel du statut de la femme (CSF)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Quebec, QC

Outlines milestones in the history of the women's movement in Canada, particularily in Québec, from 1608 to 1999. Special emphasis is placed on changes in legislation that have affected women's rights to equal pay and protection under the law.

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ISBN 2550355113

Justice issues: equality

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Ontario Women's Justice Network
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Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publication Date: 
2000
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Toronto, ON

Examines the current state of equality under the law for women. Discusses shortfalls illustrated in legal cases, and the special circumstances of women in remote communities.

Sponsorship... for better or for worse: the impact of sponsorship on the equality rights of immigrant women

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English
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Andrée Côté
Michèle Kérisit
Marie-Louise Côté
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Documents and analyzes the impact of family class sponsorship on Francophone immigrant women living in Ontario.

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IMWO.C68 2001
ISBN 0662296427
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Qui prends pay…L'impact du parrainage sur les droits à l'égalité des femmes immigrantes.</p>

Disability-related support arrangements, policy options and implications for women's equality

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English
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Online
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The Roeher Institute
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines equality issues with respect to women with disabilities and the women who provide support to them.

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DISA.R64 2001
ISBN 0662653238
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Made to measure: designing research, policy and action approaches to eliminate gender inequity: national symposium proceedings

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Author: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's health
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Proceedings of the National Symposium "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity" held at the Westin Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia on October 3-6, 1999.

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MCEWH GEND.M33 1999

Justice issues: mediation

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Ontario Women's Justice Network
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Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the current trend towards mandatory mediation in family law disputes. Highlights benefits and concerns of mandatory mediation from a feminist perspective.

Status of Women Canada

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Governmental Body
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English
Français
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Research
Policy development

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

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613-995-7835
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webcoord@swc-cfc.gc.ca
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613-957-3359
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613-996-1322
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10th Fl McDonald Building, 123 Slater St
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Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
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K1A 1H9
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