Canadian Women's Foundation - Hayden

Category: Women in media

8 Indigenous Women’s Voices You Need to Hear

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Read any memorable books lately? Our staff members have, and they all have one thing in common: powerhouse Indigenous women authors. While June happens to be , this list of authors will take you through the rest of the year. Their voices come from across Canada, and their words compel us to listen, learn, and […]

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Why History is Important to the Future of Feminism

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One of the most persistent questions that historians ask themselves and each other has to do with significance: why does a specific event, person, or idea matter? Determining significance is important because, despite what you learn in elementary school or see depicted in the media, the study of history is not just about memorizing dates […]

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3 Things I Can’t Wait for at Women Deliver 2019

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In June, the  will be held in Vancouver, Canada. It’s the world’s largest gathering on the health, rights, and well-being of women and girls, bringing together over 7,000 world leaders, influencers, advocates, academics, activists, and journalists from more than 160 countries. On top of that, I’m excited to participate with colleagues and partners at Canadian […]

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The Gender Pay Gap Is a Myth

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Gender pay gap deniers come out in droves on , telling us that it’s all just a big myth. If it’s illegal in Canada to pay women less than men, the argument goes, then the gender pay gap can’t be real. We wish it were that simple. Argument: In Canada, it’s illegal to pay women […]

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