April 12, 1917 Women in Ontario get the vote!

The women’s suffrage movement in Canada was not the exciting, harrowing experience as it was in Great Britain and the United States. It was typically Canadian – quiet and very determined. And very slow. Here in Canada, the movement involved suffragists, women who adopted a more peaceful, non-confrontational, legalistic style, than the more militant suffragettes. […]

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Rural Women Survey – Executive Summary

The Priority Theme for the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62 2018), held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 to 23 March 2018 is Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls. In preparation for CFUW’s participation, The International […]

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CFUW Ontario Council Winter 2018 Advocacy Newsletter

Hello everyone! A mid-year check in concerning advocacy. I do hope that your year is going well. February is a very busy month with Resolutions from both Ontario Council (Please note: amendments are due April 1st) and from National. Plans are being made for all sorts of activities, from the Provincial election to International Women’s […]

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