Economic policy

Economic policy

Women and employment: removing fiscal barriers to women's labour force participation

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Kathleen A Lahey
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyzes how Canadian fiscal policy reinforces barriers women face when they try to gain equal access to full-time work with equal pay. Examines proposals that would remove or reduce these barriers.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
EMPL.L34 2005
ISBN 0662416759 (PDF)
ISBN 0662416767 (HTML)

Increasing gender inputs into Canadian international trade policy positions at the WTO

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Dana Peebles
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Indicates that gender issues in the trade negotiation process have been minimal to date at both the WTO and within Canada’s trade policy development process.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662399013
ISBN 0662403940
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Accroître l'apport des femmes dans les positions stratégiques sur la politique commericale internationale du Canada à l'OMC.

Towards a feminist political economy

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Brian Murphy
Publisher: 
Inter Pares
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines how gender-based analysis and feminist approaches can inform and infuse international social justice activism.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
FEMN.M87 2005
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Gender budget initiatives: why they matter in Canada

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Isabella Bakker
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Finds that if women are to be equal benefactors of federal budget surpluses, the federal government must stop ignoring its domestic and international commitments to undertake gender budget analysis in Canada.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Social watch 2005 Canada: divided and distracted: regionalism as obstacle to reducing poverty and inequality

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Armine Yalnizyan
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Documents how recent federal reinvestments in social programs failed to relieve deep poverty in Canada because there was no national unity of purpose about how to use that money.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0886274494

Debt cancellation and other economic policies that affect health and especially safe motherhood

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
International Confederation of Midwives
Publisher: 
International Confederation of Midwives
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
The Hague, Netherlands

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding international debt and its impact on health and safe motherhood.

Gender mainstreaming in local governments

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Translated Title: 
L’intégration d’une perspective du genre au sein des gouvernements locaux
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Sonja Greckol
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines key definitions, strategies, and challenges of gender mainstreaming and gender budgeting. Provides an overview of initiatives developed by Ottawa and Montreal to address gender and diversity at the municipal level.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Women with disabilities: accessing trade

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Deborah Stienstra
Colleen Watters
Hugh Grant
Hui-Mei Huang
Lindsey Troschuk
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines how Canadian trade policies ensure access and inclusion for women with disabilities. Highlights the major issues of concern to women with disabilities both as consumers and as entrepreneurs.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.S75 2004
ISBN 0662681487
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Les femmes handicapées et la libéralisation du commerce.

From the fur trade to free trade: forestry and First Nations women in Canada

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Darlene Rude
Connie Deiter
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Contributes to the discussion of women and trade agreements by making the connections between First Nations women, forestry and free trade.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.R83 2004
ISBN 0662680391
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title : Du commerce des fourrures au libre-échange.

Engendering Canadian trade policy: a case study of labour mobility in trade agreements

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Chantal Bouin
Heather Gibb
Maire McAdams
Ann Weston
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines Canada's commitments under labour mobility agreements associated with the North American Free Trade Agreement (Chapter 16) and the General Agreement on Trade in Services (mode 4) from a gender equality perspective.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.B68 2004
ISBN 0662681401
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Intégration des considérations liées à l'égalité entre les sexes dans la politique.
Syndicate content