Studies & Research

Studies & Research

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The Successes and Challenges of Visible Minority Women in Canada

Last year Statistics Canada released a report on the economic wellbeing and education levels of visible minority women. Statistics Canada defines visible minority as “persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour’”.  Here are some highlights that identify the successes and challenges of visible minority women when it comes […]

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International Day of the Girl

International Day of the Girl is celebrated on October 11. It is a day dedicated to championing girls’ rights around the world. This international day promotes equal treatment and opportunities for girls around the world in areas such as law, nutrition, health care, education, training, and freedom from violence and abuse. Commemorative days, such as […]

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Women in Parliament – Federal Election 2015

Last night millions of Canadians were glued to the coverage of our 42nd election results as they rolled in. With the highest voter turnout since 1993 and hundreds of thousands of tweets bearing the #elxn42 hashtag, we breathlessly awaited news of the future of the leadership of our country. And as a Liberal majority swept […]

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What Is Happening to Millennial Women in the Workforce?

With the baby boomers set to retire in the next few years, the millennials (those born between 1980 and 1995) are starting to take over the labor force. Leading the pack are females, who are 6% more likely than their male counterparts to obtain a bachelor’s degree, a number that has gone up over the […]

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