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Good gender diversity strategies on Parliament Hill

EQUAL VOICE RELEASE: Conservative MP Michelle Rempel’s article about everyday sexism on the Hill in last week’s National Post is another sobering reminder of a male-dominated workplace in which women who occupy positions of power are met with varying degrees of hostility and/or ignorance far too often. This is not unique to Parliament Hill. Gender-biased behaviour …

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Come to Equal Voice event on June 23

Equal Voice Vancouver wants more women elected to government. Good idea! Come to their next event on Tuesday, June 23rd, at the Vancouver Art Gallery Patio at 5:30-7:30 p.m. It’s a casual send-off for summer… please join me  for a pint or a glass! Equal Voice will be reconvening in August to get organized for advocacy …

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Women make up 30 percent of Federal cabinet

Women Comprise Thirty Percent of Federal Cabinet Ottawa: Equal Voice applauds the appointment of four additional women to the federal cabinet and the promotion of several previously elected women.     A historic number of twelve women will now sit at the cabinet table, comprising just over 30 percent of the 39 cabinet seats.   “Clearly, there …

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Report shows Canadian Women don’t know much about Politics

Here is the Equal Voice press release: Over the past week, a prominent study by a researcher from the United Kingdom suggested that Canadian women know significantly less than men about the political arena in terms of formal knowledge. In fact, the study suggests that women in Canada are some of the least informed citizens when it …

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