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Women's Issues

March 31, 2020

Now is the time for genuine action and follow-through, not simply rhetoric.

March 19, 2020

In this time of high stress and growing uncertainty, and as people are spending more time in their homes, the risk of domestic violence is high. Employers and governments must ensure the proper protections and additional resources are in place to support victims and survivors of domestic violence.

March 4, 2020

As we celebrate International Women's Day (IWD), it is important to acknowledge that we still have much work to do. But today, we also take the time to celebrate the gains that have been made.

February 3, 2020

Women and marginalized communities are more likely to experience negative effects of environmental and climate change and to face barriers in adapting.

February 3, 2020

A backgrounder on the gendered impacts of environmental and climate change, and women's contributions to sustainability.

January 28, 2020

The ruling signals an important step forward in ending the genocide against the Rohingya people.

January 23, 2020

Despite legislation that would say otherwise, the fight for gender equality is not over in Canada.

January 22, 2020

A publication on women workers in our Diversity and Inclusion in Our Unions series.

January 16, 2020

The NUPGE Women’s Committee meets this week to discuss how workers and their unions have an important role to play in furthering awareness and enhancing supports for victims of domestic violence, as well as in fighting to end domestic violence altogether.

December 11, 2019

"Addressing violence and harassment in the world of work is a crucial step in the fight against gender-based violence and inequality.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President