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The Canadian Women’s Foundation frequently speaks out on issues related to gender equality in Canada. Read some of the most recent headlines and Foundation updates below.

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Foundation Update, Nov. 29, 2017: TICKET GIVEAWAY: See Hillary Clinton in Vancouver!

Foundation Update, Nov. 29, 2017
Canadian Women’s Foundation Applauds National Housing Strategy.

Foundation Update, Nov. 14, 2017:
TICKET GIVEAWAY: Come see Michelle Obama in Toronto with the Canadian Women’s Foundation!

Foundation Update, Nov. 6, 2017:
You can support the Foundation while shopping at Reitmans or Hyba this holiday season!

Global News, October 16, 2017
Why you’re seeing ‘me too’ all over your social media feeds
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Metro Toronto, September 21, 2017
‘Working for Free Day’ highlights gender pay gap, advocates say
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Global News, September 14, 2017
Canada ranks No. 34 in survey of 37 countries for parenting — here’s how to do better
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The Canadian Women’s Foundation offers condolences on the passing of long-time supporter Rick George
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Toronto Star, August 15, 2017
Boys and men must do the right thing — it will save female lives
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CBC News, August 14, 2017
Taylor Swift’s testimony about groping a ‘useful template’ for women, expert says
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Torontoist, August 11, 2017
Putting Sex Worker Rights Front and Centre at SlutWalk Toronto
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CBC News, July 26, 2017
Leaving violent spouse not easy for women, experts say
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Global News, July 25, 2017
Fewer sexual assault victims are going to police – here’s what everyone needs to do
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Regina Leader-Post, July 18, 2017
Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan receives $395,000 for 3-year project
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Broadly, July 7, 2017
Teen Recruited Friends to Stalk and Murder Ex Girlfriend
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Global News, July 6, 2017
YEG Box – I AM LOVED Campaign
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Global News, July 5, 2017
Gender equality in Canada: Where do we stand today?
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The Globe and Mail, June 19, 2017
Liberals to spend $77.5-million on centre to study gender-based violence
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The Christian Science Monitor, May 31, 2017
In Canada, a law says workplace has role in fighting domestic violence
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Radio Canada International, May 8, 2017
Most think young women will face violence: poll
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Sing Tao, May 5, 2017
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HuffPost Québec, May 4, 2017
Les femmes de la génération Z sont aussi susceptibles de subir des agressions sexuelles
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AM 980 London, May 4, 2017
Craig Needles Show – May 4th, 2017
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HuffPost Canada, May 3, 2017
Canadian Women’s Foundation Study Finds Pessimistic Views On Gender Equality
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Global News AM 640, May 3, 3017
Paulette Senior talks sexual assault & the next generation of women
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Radio Canada International, May 3, 2017
79 % des Canadiens croient que les femmes de la génération Z subiront des agressions sexuelles
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Global News, May 3, 2017
Next generation of women “just as likely” to experience sexual assault: survey
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Global News, April 4, 2017
The costs of single motherhood: financial, emotional and social
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JOURNEY Magazine, March 21, 2017
Women, Poverty, and A Basic Income Guarantee
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Breakfast Television, March 8, 2017
Gender equality: Are we there yet? The BT panel debates on International Women’s Day
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Breakfast Television, February 24, 2017
Talking about the new #GirlPowered Campaign
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Toronto Star, February 17, 2017
Incredible dumbness of adults still undercuts little girls: Paradkar
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Globe & Mail, February 3, 2017
How sexual assault survivors look beyond police, courts for justice
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CBC News, January 20, 2017
‘Girls Are Fierce Like Tigers’: Young women want strong messages on billboards
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What do carols have to do with consent?
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Foundation update
With great sadness, we say goodbye to Kay Sigurjonsson, one of our founding mothers. Read press., December 8, 2016
Leaving relationship is ‘most dangerous time’ for domestic violence victims
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CBC TV, December 7, 2016
Preventing violence against women
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Her Story, Your Story, December 6, 2016
Give The Gift Of Solidarity: 8 Canadian Organizations For Women That Can Use Your Help
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Chatelaine, November 9, 2016
Depressed about Donald Trump’s victory? Do something
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Calgary Herald, October 29, 2016
Michael Kimmel, “world’s most prominent male feminist,” says gender equality good for all
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Globe and Mail, March 15, 2016
Manitoba passes law to offer victims of domestic violence leave from work
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