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Liberals' gender-based budget moving on equality in sports - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 14:38

CBC.ca

Liberals' gender-based budget moving on equality in sports
CBC.ca
Liberals need to retain support of women voters. So the case for using "gender analysis plus" to get more people working seems to be well-founded, at least in economic terms. It also makes a lot of sense politically for the Liberal government. The ...

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De Beers Canada launches UN Women 2018 scholarships for STEM students - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 13:07

De Beers Canada launches UN Women 2018 scholarships for STEM students
Canada NewsWire (press release)
De Beers' UN Women partnership commitment are now available to female students applying for first-year full-time studies in eligible Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs at the University of Waterloo, also a UN Women ...

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Tunisia, Spain Vow Cooperation on Security, Women's Rights - Voice of America

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 10:42

Voice of America

Tunisia, Spain Vow Cooperation on Security, Women's Rights
Voice of America
Spain and Tunisia are reviving ties after a decade-long freeze, pledging notably to work together on security and women's rights. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Tunisian counterpart Youssef Chahed signed eight accords Monday in Tunis. Rajoy ...

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Wise Women Canada: How Three Guys And A Smartphone Are Revolutionizing The World Of Mental Health - The Suburban Newspaper (blog)

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 09:12

The Suburban Newspaper (blog)

Wise Women Canada: How Three Guys And A Smartphone Are Revolutionizing The World Of Mental Health
The Suburban Newspaper (blog)
Jonathan Levitt is a a veteran marketer, who has been at the top of his field for over two decades. He has spent over 25 years helping a diverse list of clients understand their audience, and leverage technology and data to build better products and ...

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Johnnie Walker's Transformative 'Jane Walker' Campaign Will Support Gender Equality - Adweek

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 07:48

Adweek

Johnnie Walker's Transformative 'Jane Walker' Campaign Will Support Gender Equality
Adweek
The “striding man” now walks with a striding woman—and she plans to make her voice heard this year. Beverage giant Diageo's Johnnie Walker brand has added a female counterpart to its iconic mascot after more than 100 years in tribute to women around ...
Johnnie Walker introduces a new Jane Walker edition to draw in womenToronto Star
Johnnie Walker Debuts Black Label 'The Jane Walker Edition' Championing Women's RightsVinePair

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Malaysia Still on the Wrong Path on Women's Rights - The Diplomat

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 04:54

The Diplomat

Malaysia Still on the Wrong Path on Women's Rights
The Diplomat
Malaysia's record on preserving women's rights has long been under scrutiny. And so it was once again last week at the 69th session of the UN's Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) held in Geneva ...

Music festivals pledge 50/50 gender equality - BBC News

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 02:43

BBC News

Music festivals pledge 50/50 gender equality
BBC News
The days of male-dominated music festivals could be drawing to a close, after 45 events pledged to achieve a 50/50 gender balance by 2022. Brighton's Great Escape, the Cheltenham Jazz Festival, Liverpool Sound City and the BBC Proms are among those who ...
How Coachella Can Combat Gender InequalityRefinery29
45 music festivals vow gender equalityCitizen
45 Music Festivals Pledge Gender-Equal Lineups by 2022Pitchfork
Billboard
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Morocco: New Violence Against Women Law - Human Rights Watch

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 02/25/2018 - 20:03

Human Rights Watch

Morocco: New Violence Against Women Law
Human Rights Watch
103-13 on combating violence against women. Morocco's government presented the revised bill no. 103-13 on March 17, 2016, to the House of Representatives (first Parliamentary chamber), which passed it with some minor improvements on July 26, 2016 and ...

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Canada wins gold, silver in women's ski cross - CTV News

Women's News from the Web - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 03:41

CTV News

Canada wins gold, silver in women's ski cross
CTV News
BOKWANG, Korea, Republic Of -- When Brittany Phelan moved to the skicross discipline from alpine a few years ago, she quickly struck up a friendship with Kelsey Serwa. They describe themselves as best buds now and are often inseparable. They train ...
Canada's Kelsey Serwa wins gold, Brittany Phelan grabs silver in women's skicross at Winter OlympicsThe Globe and Mail
Canada's Serwa, Phelan win gold, silver in women's ski crossSportsnet.ca
Canada wins gold, silver in women's ski cross at 2018 Winter OlympicsGlobalnews.ca
CityNews -Vernon Morning Star -Kelowna Capital News
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Canada's Larocque apologizes for removing silver medal after women's hockey loss - Toronto Star

Women's News from the Web - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 21:39

Toronto Star

Canada's Larocque apologizes for removing silver medal after women's hockey loss
Toronto Star
PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Canadian defenceman Jocelyne Larocque says she got caught up in the emotion of Thursday's devastating shootout loss to the United States in the Olympic women's hockey final and regrets taking off her silver medal almost ...
Misery loves company: Like Canada's curling women, no Olympic medal for menNational Post
US edges Canada to win gold in women's hockeyCTV News
USA tops Canada in shootout to win Olympic gold in women's hockey for first time since 1998The Globe and Mail
VICE -Sportsnet.ca -HuffPost Canada
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Canadian women shut out by New Zealand in Sevens series semis - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 18:44

CBC.ca

Canadian women shut out by New Zealand in Sevens series semis
CBC.ca
Earlier in the day, Britt Benn scored a pair of tries against France as the Canadians dominated possession in their 28-12 quarter-final victory. Julia Greenshields also had a try for Canada. The Canadians finished first in Pool C after going 3-0 during ...
Motives behind topless march for women's rights in Auckland called into questionTVNZ
Australia, New Zealand women shine on day 1 of Sydney 7sSamoa Observer (press release) (blog)

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Canada falls to Mexico in semis at CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship - National Post

Women's News from the Web - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 16:04

Canada falls to Mexico in semis at CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship
National Post
COUVA, Trinidad And Tobago — Canada fell 4-3 in penalty kicks against Mexico on Friday in the semifinal of the CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship — delaying a potential berth in the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. The top three finishers at the ...

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Cullen appologizes over “offensive” rule supporting women's reproductive rights - Terrace Standard

Women's News from the Web - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 12:04

Terrace Standard

Cullen appologizes over “offensive” rule supporting women's reproductive rights
Terrace Standard
Responding to news headlines, Cullen took to Twitter shortly after: “NDP & I have always & will always staunchly defend a woman's right to chose. Any group whose purpose is to infringe on that right should receive $0 Govt funding! Period. Funding for ...
Cullen apologizes over 'offensive' rule supporting women's reproductive rightsHaida Gwaii Observer

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Editorial: New round in fight for women's rights - Kamloops This Week

Women's News from the Web - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 08:09

Editorial: New round in fight for women's rights
Kamloops This Week
The #metoo movement not only seeks to expose men who have, for far too long, abused and exploited women over whom they have power. The movement has also strengthened women to not only fight back, but to issue a call for gender equality. That call was ...

Yukon Human Rights Commission loses 2 women to 'prestigious ... - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 04:00

CBC.ca

Yukon Human Rights Commission loses 2 women to 'prestigious ...
CBC.ca
'It's really reaching for the stars,' says Genevieve Chabot, now at the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

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MP Carol Hughes marches in solidarity for women's rights - Manitoulin Expositor

Women's News from the Web - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 19:01

Manitoulin Expositor

MP Carol Hughes marches in solidarity for women's rights
Manitoulin Expositor
Ms. Hughes says that recent events have shown her that there is a strong appetite to challenge the status quo and make real headway on issues. “I see the #MeToo movement as something of a watershed moment,” said Ms. Hughes. “It is allowing us to ...

Malala has a message for Trump on women's rights - Washington Post

Women's News from the Web - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 08:04

Washington Post

Malala has a message for Trump on women's rights
Washington Post
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, used the stage at the World Economic Forum on Thursday to send a message to President Trump and other powerful men on the state of gender equality in today's world. When asked what her ...
Malala urges Pakistani women to speak for their rightsGeo News, Pakistan
Educate young boys on the issue of women's rights: Malala Yousafzai at WEFBusiness Standard
Davos 2018: People like Trump are 'disappointing', says Malala YousafzaiThe National

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Canada Post unveils Women in Winter Sports stamps - Calgary Sun

Women's News from the Web - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 14:19

Calgary Sun

Canada Post unveils Women in Winter Sports stamps
Calgary Sun
On her way to helping Canada win two gold medals and a silver at the Winter Olympics, Danielle Goyette never dreamt that one day she would be immortalized on a stamp. That's exactly what happened for on Wednesday when Canada Post unveiled five ...
Canada Post celebrates Canadian Women in Winter Sports - CNWCanada NewsWire (press release)

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