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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Still a long way to go for women in politics
It was a historic day. Fifteen women named to the first gender-balanced cabinet in Canadian history. “Because it’s 2015,” explained newly minted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when asked why parity was important to him. Many Canadians nodded in...
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Sexist media scrutiny of women in politics spans decades, study says
'Women are discouraged from seeking leadership roles because of that kind of attention' Hair, hemlines and husbands — media coverage of women running for federal political leadership in Canada has, historically, been quite different from their male...
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Sheila Malcolmson
Sheila Malcolmson is a Member of Parliament in Canada and the New Democratic Party’s Status of Women Spokesperson. This interview was conducted during the Inter-parliamentary Union annual parliamentary day meeting, in cooperation with UN Women on 15...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Six women among Canada's premiers meeting in Ontario
When Canada’s premiers sit down next July 25 for their semi-annual summit, they’ll be making history by changing the face of provincial and territorial leadership. For the first time, there will be six women at the meeting in Niagara-on-the-Lake,...
Monday, August 31, 2009
Screening of Dancing with the Octopus
Calling all female candidates and their supporters!Sandy Mayzell, an independent filmmaker from British Columbia, is currently recording footage for her documentary entitled, Dancing with the Octopus, a feature length film on women in public life.Ms...
Friday, February 29, 2008
Securing Equality, Engendering Peace: A Guide to Policy and Planning on Women, Peace and Security
This guide is provides recommendations on the development of realistic action plans on women, peace and security. The guide is designed as a resource for governments, United Nations and regional organisations as well as non-governmental...