2018

Celebrating International Day of the Girl

This blog post was written by Grace Millar, Girl Programs Coordinator at the Women’s Centre.  Since 2012, October 11 has been celebrated as the International Day of the Girl. The day marked by the United Nations to “highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.”  For some of us, the memory of being a […]

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Budgeting for Equity

Spending decisions impact men and women differently This blog was written by Nevena Ivanovic, Women’s Centre Public Policy Coordinator If budgets are about the choices governments must make with limited resources, no budget is gender neutral, and every budget is a feminist issue. Over the last month, we have heard a lot about gender and

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International Women’s Day 2018 – Working For Change Around The World

March 8 was International Women’s Day (IWD), a day to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of women around the world. This IWD we celebrated at the Women’s Centre with a potluck dinner, took in music from Girls Rock Camp, and enjoyed an evening full of connection and community. While over 220 community members joined us at the

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