Where there are not sufficient numbers of Organizations to form a Council, Study Groups may be formed. A Study Group is a group of individual women, who may or may not be affiliated with other community organizations. If you would like information on how to reach the group closest to you, or if you are […]
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Emily was a best-seller author under the name Janey Canuck. She served on many local boards and committees and was especially interested in women and children’s causes. She was very instrumental in the passing of the Dower Act and the Married Women’s Protection Act 1910 – 1911.
Before that time, women were prohibited from owning property […]
Henrietta was born in 1849 to a privileged Montreal family. She was an evangelical Christian who believed in practicing what was preached. After ” finishing” school and the obligatory tour of Europe, she talked her father into buying a big house in downtown Montreal where she established the Working Girls Association where single girls could […]
Girls/Young Women and Violence Project
An initiative of the National Council of Women of Canada
Funded by Status of Women Canada
Prepared by the Core Advisory Committee:
Ruth Brown, Joyce Ireland, Annette Werk, Helen Saravanamuttoo (Chair)
The Forum, generously sponsored by Status of Women Canada, occurred on 5 June 1999 in Winnipeg, in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting of […]
Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) and National Council of Women Canada
Joint Submission on the Occasion of Canada’s Universal Periodic Review
Submitted October 5, 2012
About CFUW: Founded in 1919, CFUW is a national, non-profit, self-funded, non-governmental, women’s equality-seeking organization of close to 9, 000 women graduates, students and associate members in 110 Clubs […]
Submission to the Pay Equity Task Force National Council of Women of Canada June 21, 2002
The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) is pleased to participate in the Pay Equity Task Force’s review of the federal pay equity legislative provisions.
Founded in 1893, NCWC is a non-partisan, non-profit organization of women representing a large number […]
The Way We See It:
A Discussion Paper
Perspectives of Families and Clients
Current Mental Health System in Manitoba
This discussion paper is respectfully submitted by the Ad-hoc Committee on Mental Health to the Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba, Inc.
Beverley Goodwin spearheaded, in 1997, the formation of the study and action group […]
Popular Culture’s Influence on the
Mental Health and Body Image of Girls and Women
The following is a summary of the panel presentation given by Lori Peters
at the NCWC on June 4, 2011
Every day we are inundated with information that has the potential to influence our thoughts, opinions, and beliefs. Within minutes we have […]
Comments on the proposed Bill S-2 – An Act respecting family homes situated on First Nation reserves and matrimonial interests or rights in or to structures and lands situated on those reserves
Prepared by Mary Scott, on behalf of the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC), and the Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba, Inc. […]
Background Information re Homelessness
NCWC’s Common Program this year is Homelessness and Housing for the Homeless. At the AGM, it was decided that Councils may choose whatever they wish to do in this area. As Councils work on the Common Program, they might wish to examine the programs currently in effect in their areas, gather […]