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January 2021 Club News

Club newsletters for January 2021: CFUW St. Catharines CFUW Sudbury UWC Toronto December & January UWC Toronto January

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CFUW Burlington Supports Halton Women’s Place

The Club’s Uncrafty Crafter Interest Group created bright, colourful, reusable pouches to hold donated grocery gift cards. CFUW Burlington members donated over $3500 and CFUW Oakville also donated funds to purchase the gift cards. Over 300 pouches with cards were delivered to Halton Women’s Place to be distributed to women in need. Read all about […]

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CFUW Brantford Supports Nova Vita

CFUW Brantford collected over $2000 to support Nova Vita, their local women’s shelter, and the shelter’s Hope for the Holidays Campaign. 

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16 Days of Activism Day 16 – International Human Rights Day

What should we, as members of humanity, expect as our basic human rights, inviolable and protected by law?  The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) uses 30 articles to define our rights (https://www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights/).  The Canadian Human Rights Act (1977) prohibits discrimination against a person or persons based on their race, ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, […]

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16 Days of Activism Day 15 – Violence Against Women – Violence Against Pets

Women who experience gender-based domestic violence are less likely to leave the violent situation if there is a pet or companion animal in the home. 89% of women in violent situations report abuse of pets by their domestic partner. More than 50% of those women will not leave a pet behind. A third of them […]

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