#gender equality

  • Article: This All-Female Project Aims to Tackle Gender Inequality in Canadian Real Estate
    Girls & Women

    This All-Female Project Aims to Tackle Gender Inequality in Canadian Real Estate

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 22, 2019

    Designing ceilings that aren’t made of glass. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Women and Girls at Great Risk of Human Trafficking, Survivor Says
    Girls & Women

    Indigenous Women and Girls at Great Risk of Human Trafficking, Survivor Says

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 28, 2019

    “They think we're broken, but we're not.” Read more

  • Article: Canada Will Dedicate $13M to Commemorating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
    Girls & Women

    Canada Will Dedicate $13M to Commemorating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 25, 2019

    The funding will go toward more than 100 community-led projects. Read more

  • Article: 60% of Young Women Feel They Have to Work Harder Than Men to Earn Respect: Report
    Girls & Women

    60% of Young Women Feel They Have to Work Harder Than Men to Earn Respect: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|June 5, 2019

    Plan International released its findings at the Women Deliver conference in Vancouver. Read more

  • Article: Canada Is Now the Largest Funder of Women's Rights Organizations in the World
    Girls & Women

    Canada Is Now the Largest Funder of Women's Rights Organizations in the World

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|June 3, 2019

    Minister Monsef said a new fund makes Canada the top investor in women’s rights organizations. Read more

  • Article: 3 Events at This Year's Women Deliver Conference You Won't Want to Miss
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    3 Events at This Year's Women Deliver Conference You Won't Want to Miss

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 28, 2019

    Women Deliver is the largest conference on the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women. Read more

  • Article: Countries Are Resisting Women's Rights Citing 'Family Values,' UN Official Says
    Girls & Women

    Countries Are Resisting Women's Rights Citing 'Family Values,' UN Official Says

    May 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A 1995 international agreement to promote gender equality fails to yield positive results. Read more

  • Article: Canada Wants to Give Free Period Products to Federal Workers
    Water & Sanitation

    Canada Wants to Give Free Period Products to Federal Workers

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 6, 2019

    A report this year showed that 1 in 3 Canadian women under 25 had struggled to afford products. Read more