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Come learn how to use your VOTE for equality

Come join Women Transforming Cities on June 24!  A women-friendly forum is being held in Vancouver to bring together diverse women with civic leadership to share their experiences and inspiration. We will explore opportunities and barriers to women’s political participation in Vancouver and discuss issues facing women and girls that you want municipal candidates to address this

A female leader makes all the difference in Ontario

Here is a great article: “460,000 and counting” by Ann Decter, Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, YWCA Canada. The Ontario government has recently gone activist on violence against women, and as far as this parent is concerned - that’s a good thing. In March, Premier Wynne announced It’s Never Okay, a new provincial action

By |May 13th, 2015|Categories: Advancing Women, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A female leader makes all the difference in Ontario

Pakistani women do not vote because men will touch them

This is how women stay powerless. The headlines on May 6, 2013 {Vancouver Sun] said that Pakistani women do not vote. And why not? According to the news the women say "It is the will of my husband" and " This is the decision of all the families." Besides, women who vote will teased or touched, so the women are "happy" to

By |May 16th, 2013|Categories: Gender, Lawyers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Pakistani women do not vote because men will touch them