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Women's Issues

May 19, 2009

NUPGE leaflet puts focus on Canadian women struggling to cope with severe economic problems.

May 18, 2009

Employers reap gains worth $6.03 billion but the cost in employee burnout is significant.

May 16, 2009

NUPGE has supported this initiative with funding through its "Building International Sisterhood campaign" projects.

May 14, 2009

New survey by Statistics Canada says more than 80% were fleeing an abusive situation.

May 12, 2009

'The effort to end homophobia cannot be separated from the struggle to extend respect and dignity to all human beings everywhere.' - James Clancy, NUPGE national president.

May 7, 2009

Similar programs are already operating in Ontario and Saskatchewan.

May 6, 2009

Community-based women's shelters look to the international scene to find solutions that help women escape domestic violence.

April 30, 2009

Canada’s cultural diversity strengthens the country socially, politically and economically.

April 28, 2009

'A devastating impact on women, particularly those living in poverty, women of colour, Aboriginal women, and other marginalized women.' - HSABC

April 7, 2009

Sections 15 and 28 are part of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms because of the historic activism of Canadian women.