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Gender Equality Reading Roundup: August 30, 2019

Woman holding sign saying "what lessens one of us lessens all of us"

To keep you up to date, here are recent gender equality headlines that caught our attention:

Research and STEM

In counting domestic-violence deaths, Canada’s jumble of rules and record-keeping doesn’t add up

Biased evaluation committees promote fewer women

Nobel Prize in chemistry goes to a woman for fifth time in history

Policies and law

Ontario Native Women’s Association welcomes Indian Act changes

In the workplace

Study finds gender pay gap among PhDs has closed, but big disparity remains for other grads

Recent investments

Federal government announces $3.6 million investment in women-led social enterprises in Ontario

Ottawa commits money to bring men into fight for gender equality

New federal investment will help support women’s economic security and prosperity in New Brunswick

Government of Canada supports survivors of gender-based violence in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland

Global innovations

Women of Water: How six women are raising their voices and using technology to lead the charge for clean water

Fun stuff

Sally Ride and Rosa Parks Barbie dolls debut on Women’s Equality Day

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