Briefs, Submissions & Backgrounders

‘Tis the Season

Christmas. Hanukkah. Epiphany. Kwanzaa. Pancha Ganapati. Bodhi. New Year’s. Hogmanay. Celebrations. Peace. Joy. Giving…and giving comes second nature to CFUW Ontario Council women. We bring you so many examples of generosity, kindness, and faith in humanity. Enjoy reading about Ontario’s clubs in the season of hope in our “Gifts of Giving” edition of Dates and […]

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

16-days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Ottawa, November 25, 2017 – CFUW and its 100 clubs across Canada are marking November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and getting involved in the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence from November 25 to December 10. CFUW clubs will be hosting a series of events and generating […]

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Hello everyone! The Regional Gatherings this year were dynamic! The rooms were alive with enthusiasm and energy in discussing the very issues that ignite our fire and passion for change. I am sure your issues groups generate the same level of excitement! The Advocacy Team for Ontario Council has been very busy, especially during the […]

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CFUW Ontario Council supports “a quality, universally accessible and comprehensive early learning and child care program which emphasizes the development of the whole child. Funding for this initiative should involve all levels of government through cost-sharing mechanisms, as in other human services such as health, education and social programs” (CFUW policy adopted 2006) CFUW Ontario […]

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The 19 Days Campaign

The 19 Days Campaign is a WWSF initiative launched in 2011 by the Children-Youth Section and sponsored by the Women’s World Summit Foundation – WWSF and other partners. As a multi-issue coalition of diverse partners using the 19 Days Campaign as an organizing strategy in the fight against at least one of the 19 abuse/violence […]

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