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Women's Issues

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

December 4, 2019

“On this day, not only do we remember the lives lost to gender-based violence (GBV) and those who continue to be affected,” said Larry Brown, NUPGE President, “but we also renew our commitment to take action to eliminate GBV and misogyny.”

November 25, 2019

Violence and harassment, including that in the workplace, disproportionately affect marginalized women and gender-diverse and Two Spirit people.  

October 9, 2019

With 2 out of 4 national political parties committed to universal child care, the outcome of the election could help reduce the overwhelming costs for families across the country.