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Think child care is no longer a women’s issue?

March 6, 2013 by Martha Friendly

Image of Rosie the riveter with a baby in her arms

On this International Women's Day,  think again....

Here are ten indications that Canada's lack of action on universal child care continues to have a profound impact on women in all regions of Canada-- across the life span, across diverse groups and across the economic spectrum:

Affordable child care necessary to reviving gender equality

Author: 
Rahman, Anika
Publication Date: 
1 Mar 2013
Entered Date: 
4 Mar 2013

Status Quo? The unfinished business of feminism in Canada, free online for three days from March 8 to 10

Author: 
National Film Board of Canada
Publication Date: 
19 Feb 2013
Entered Date: 
6 Mar 2013

Town Hall Forum on Women's Economic Rights and Child Care

Liberation Learning Project

Location

Vancouver Public Library Central Branch
350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, BC V6B 6B3
Canada
Event date: 
7 Mar 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Men stand out as daycare workers

Author: 
Paul Irish
Publication Date: 
7 Feb 2013
Entered Date: 
7 Feb 2013

Governing motherhood: Who pays and who profits?

Author: 
Rippeyoung, Phyllis L. F.
Publication Date: 
22 Jan 2013
Entered Date: 
22 Jan 2013

Status quo? The unfinished business of feminism in Canada

Author: 
Cho, Karen
Publication Date: 
21 Jan 2013
Entered Date: 
21 Jan 2013

The cry of moms everywhere in 2012: 'I need help!'

Author: 
Onstad, Katrina
Publication Date: 
28 Dec 2012
Entered Date: 
7 Jan 2013

Gender wage gap hurts economic growth

Author: 
MacEwen, Angella
Publication Date: 
19 Dec 2012
Entered Date: 
21 Dec 2012
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