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NSW Women's Strategy for a gender equality - Northern Star

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 17:50

Northern Star

NSW Women's Strategy for a gender equality
Northern Star
The government acknowledges differences exist between women's and men's financial status, education and workforce participation, family and caring responsibilities, health and well-being, leadership and decision-making capacity, and experiences of and ...

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How Women's Swimming Paved The Way For Equality - Swimming World Magazine

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:02

Swimming World Magazine

How Women's Swimming Paved The Way For Equality
Swimming World Magazine
Women's accomplishments in the water are deeply linked to how society viewed women as a whole. Advocates of women's swimming not only changed the sport, but helped change society. In the medieval time period there were no bathing suits or swimming ...

English test changes could worsen gender inequality, disadvantage women, advocates say - ABC Online

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 10:49

ABC Online

English test changes could worsen gender inequality, disadvantage women, advocates say
ABC Online
"This would be tragically ironic, given the inclusion of gender equality as a key 'Australian value' in the proposed test and the concerns about domestic violence reflected in the discussion paper." There exists the potential for an "inherent gender ...

Canada inquiry into indigenous women hit by resignations - Reuters

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 06:37

National Post

Canada inquiry into indigenous women hit by resignations
Reuters
OTTAWA Canada's national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women hit another roadblock on Tuesday after the resignation of a key official, the second departure from the investigation into violence against aboriginals. The resignation of one ...
Indigenous affairs minister says to not lose hope in murdered and missing women inquiry after Poitras quitsToronto Star
Indigenous leaders call for restructuring of missing, murdered women inquiry in wake of resignationsNational Post
Indigenous women's group pulls support from missing and ...The Globe and Mail
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Re-enacting a Rochester convention for women's rights - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 01:14

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Re-enacting a Rochester convention for women's rights
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
As Hurst well knows, New York may have been ahead of many other states in enfranchising women, but the right to vote did not come easily here. One of the earliest steps toward gaining suffrage for women was the 1848 Woman's Rights Convention in ...

Melinda Gates attacks Donald Trump's foreign aid policy on women's rights to contraception - The Independent

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 22:05

The Independent

Melinda Gates attacks Donald Trump's foreign aid policy on women's rights to contraception
The Independent
Melinda Gates has said the increased anti-abortion restrictions placed on foreign family planning clinics under Donald Trump are “very troubling”. Despite her public personal stance against abortion and her lack of advocacy for the procedure, Ms Gates ...
We Need to Change the Way We Think About Reproductive RightsNews Deeply
In London, advocates tout the importance of access to contraceptivesPRI
Why World Population Day is really about womenUSA TODAY
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Woman launches human rights complaint over Cornwall's toplessness policy at pools - Toronto Star

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:23

Toronto Star

Woman launches human rights complaint over Cornwall's toplessness policy at pools
Toronto Star
An eastern Ontario city is facing a human rights complaint over its policy on female toplessness in pools, more than two decades after it became legal for women to bare their breasts in public in the province. Cornwall Mayor Leslie O'Shaughnessy said a ...
Woman launches human rights complaint over rule against going ...CTV News

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QUIZ: Prominent women in Canada's history - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 23:56

TheChronicleHerald.ca

QUIZ: Prominent women in Canada's history
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Oh, Canada! Our ladies of this land have made an indelible impression on our nation's reputation and continue to do so. Prodigious empowerment of women includes those prevalent as innovators, entertainers and sports figures featured in this Canadiana ...

Australia: Fulfill Pledges on Women's Health | Human Rights Watch - Human Rights Watch

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 12:57

Human Rights Watch

Australia: Fulfill Pledges on Women's Health | Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch
(Sydney, July 10, 2017) – The Australian government should meet its financial commitments for sexual and reproductive health at the Family Planning 2020 ...

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Canada pledges $20M for women's entrepreneurship program - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Sat, 07/08/2017 - 01:19

CBC.ca

Canada pledges $20M for women's entrepreneurship program
CBC.ca
"Canada's support for We-Fi complements our new Feminist International Assistance Policy, which recognizes that gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls are the best way to build a more peaceful, inclusive and prosperous world," Trudeau ...
Trump praises Canada, PM Trudeau at G20 women's eventCTV News
Prime Minister concludes successful G20 Summit in GermanyPrime Minister of Canada (press release)
President Trump praises Canada, PM Trudeau at G20 women's event570 News

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