Gender equity

Gender equity

Summary of proceedings of the economic equality workshop

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English
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the proceedings and abstracts of the Economic Equality Workshop organized by Status of Women Canada. Sessions explored feminist economimcs, the impact of economic restructuring on women, changing waged/unwaged patterns, work and family responsibilities.

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GEND.E25 1993

Guidelines on gender-neutral language

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English
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Author: 
Annie Desprez-Bouanchaud
Janet Doolaege
Lydia Ruprecht
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UNESCO
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Paris, France

Provides alternatives to commonly used words and phrases that exclude women, that are ambiguous, where it is not clear whether the author means one or both sexes, and stereotypical, where the writing conveys unsupported or biased connotations about sex roles and identity. This booklet also includes some definitions of terms used in connection with the advancement of women and women's rights, and suggestions for further reading.

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GEND.D47 1999

Including women: comments on towards prosperity: a discussion paper on developing an economic growth strategy for Nova Scotia

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English
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Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
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Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Presents the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women's comments in response to the discussion paper 'Towards Prosperity' drafted by the Nova Scotia Department of Economic Development. Focuses on two issues: ensuring that the proposed vision, principles, critical success factors and strategic directions in 'Towards Prosperity' include women in Nova Scotia, whatever their status, location, or background; and the key elements, presently missing from 'Towards Prosperity' that would help to ensure that women have the opportunity to reach their full economic potential.

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POVR.N68 2000

Evaluating programs for women: a gender-specific framework (2000 revised edition)

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Joan McLaren
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents revisions to the first edition (1999) incorporating the results of pilot evaluations. Provides a more detailed explanation of elements and processes.

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PWHCE GEND.M35 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.

Economic gender equality indicators 2000

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English
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Warren Clark
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Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
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Ottawa, ON

Measures the balance of the experience of Canadian women and men in three domains: work, income and learning through the use of gender equality indicators developed in conjunction with Status of Women Canada.

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GEND.C53 2001

Mothers as earners, mothers as carers: responsibility for children, social policy and the tax system

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English
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Online
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Christa Freiler
Felicite Stairs
Brigitte Kitchen
Judy Cerny
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines and recommends how taxation can be used as an instrument of social policy to further women's equality, reduce their economic vulnerability and support mothers as earners and carers.

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ISBN 0662655206
POVR.F74 2001
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Les mères en tant que soutiens économiques et dispensatrices de soins.</p>

Challenging privilege: recognizing assumptions

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English
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Paper
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Monika Chappell
Pauline Rankin
Barbara Findlay
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National Association of Women and the Law
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides various articles, worksheets, guidelines, and discussion papers on privelege, racism and anti-semitism, and working towards diversity and inclusion.

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DISC.C37 2000

Equality: the challenge of the new millenium - 13th biennial conference participant binder

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English
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National Association of Women and the Law
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National Association of Women and the Law
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides background information on the National Association of Women and the Law, workshop summaries, and relevant articles for participants of the 13th biennial conference on Women and Law.

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LAW.N38 2000

Made to measure: women, gender and equity

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English
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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: 
Carol Amaratunga
Pamela Roy
Meddy Stanton
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (MCEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Reflects the speeches and papers presented at the Made to Measure conference (Halifax, 1999) in an exploration of the issues related to gender-based analysis in research, policy, and action.

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ISBN 096847974X
MCEWH GEND.A43 2000

Women and poverty

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English
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Marika Morris
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Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses issues relating to women and poverty including who is at risk of poverty, why women's incomes are lower than men's, and the effects of the poverty of women on society.

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POVR.M67 2005
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>
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