Poor record cited on issues such as missing Aboriginal women, slow progress on land claims, funding cuts to women's groups and treatment of prisoners in Afghanistan.
NUPGE leaflet puts focus on Canadian women struggling to cope with severe economic problems.
Employers reap gains worth $6.03 billion but the cost in employee burnout is significant.
NUPGE has supported this initiative with funding through its "Building International Sisterhood campaign" projects.
New survey by Statistics Canada says more than 80% were fleeing an abusive situation.
'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.
Similar programs are already operating in Ontario and Saskatchewan.
Community-based women's shelters look to the international scene to find solutions that help women escape domestic violence.
Canada’s cultural diversity strengthens the country socially, politically and economically.
'A devastating impact on women, particularly those living in poverty, women of colour, Aboriginal women, and other marginalized women.' - HSABC