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Womencan.ca, le Centre canadien d’information des femmes, aide les femmes à relever des défis et à améliorer leur qualité de vie. Qu’elles travaillent à l’extérieur du foyer ou qu’elles y élèvent des enfants, seules ou conjointement, les femmes jeunes, d’âge moyen ou aînées font face à des défis. Womencan.ca est le site où chercher des renseignements et des ressources pour aider les femmes à prendre leur vie en charge.
September 12 The Mood Disorders Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is looking for participants for a research study involving mood and premenstrual symptoms: Females between the ages of 18 – 45 Regular menstrual cycles Diagnosis of major depressive disorder (MDD) or… Read more of Call for Research Participants: PMS Study, Hamilton, ON
July 13 At this moment in Canadian History, there is a crisis in public confidence in the justice system’s handling of sexual assault cases. And for good reason: Justice Robin Camps’ well publicized remarks during a 2014 sexual assault trial in Alberta… Read more of Standing up for sexual assault survivors' right to fair treatment in the justice system
July 13 "When my infant daughter was rushed to hospital with a respiratory problem, the ambulance attendants would not let my son come with us, and the transition house staff told me that I could not leave my son there. In that… Read more of New report issues urgent call for access to child care for BC's most vulnerable families
June 28 Here's some news and further actions you can take on Bill C-225 ("Molly and Cassie's Law", which would give some legal recognition to fetuses), from the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada. Please share widely! 1) The second reading debate and… Read more of News and further actions on Bill C-225!
Status of Women Committee Invites the Public to Submit Written Briefs for its Study on Violence against Young Women and Girls in Canada
June 28 Ottawa, June 21, 2016 The House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women invites the public to submit written briefs for the Committee’s study on Violence against Young Women and Girls in Canada. While women of all ages… Read more of Status of Women Committee Invites the Public to Submit Written Briefs for its Study on Violence against Young Women and Girls in Canada
June 15 President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama held a day-long feminist conference at a Washington DC conference centre on June 14, Tuesday. http://time.com/4369002/barack-obama-united-state-of-women-summit/ "President Obama stood firm in his feminism at the United State of Women Summit on Tuesday… Read more of White House holds United State of Women conference for 5000
The all-too-frequent struggle with eating-related issues, if left unchecked, can get worse over time. Often, it is not just a matter of lifestyle choices and changes, but of a mental preoccupation with food, eating, weight and control and the emotional…
Dalhousie's Feminist Seminar series is a series of conversations about feminist scholarship being conducted by faculty and students at Dalhousie University, our friends, colleagues, and community. Founded in 2015, the seminar series provides opportunities for people to come together to…