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Transgender and women's substantive equality: national consultation report  
http://www.nawl.ca/ns/en/documents/Pub_Brief_Trans03_en.pdf

Provides a summary of the discussions and overview of the National Consultation on Transgender and Women's Substantive Equality Rights.

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Published: 2003
Transgender and women's substantive equality: discussion paper  
http://www.nawl.ca/ns/en/documents/Pub_Brief_Trans03_en.pdf

Raises and discusses questions of relevance to law reform initiatives pertaining to the relation between transgender and women's substantive equality rights.

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Published: 2003
Challenges and opportunities for gender equality in Latin America and the Caribbean  
http://www.eldis.org/assets/Docs/11011.html

Highlights some of the most important changes in the status of women in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in the last two decades.

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Published: 2003
Women's economic independence and security: a federal/provincial/territorial strategic framework  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/0662655427/index_e.html

Presents a strategic framework for Canadian ministers responsible for the status of women to create policies that would improve economic gender equality.

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Published: 2001
First Nations women, governance and the Indian Act: a collection of policy research reports  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/066231140X/index_e.html

Contains a collection of policy research reports on the effects of the Indian Act on women's roles in First Nations governments.

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Published: 2001
The long march forward: a history of women's rights  
http://www.csf.gouv.qc.ca/telechargement/pdf/InfoConstanteTheLongMarchForward2002Anglais.pdf

Outlines milestones in the history of the women's movement in Canada, particularily in Québec, from 1608 to 1999. Special emphasis is placed on changes in legislation that have affected women's rights to equal pay and protection under the law.

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Published: 2000
Sponsorship... for better or for worse: the impact of sponsorship on the equality rights of immigrant women  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662296427/index_e.html

Documents and analyzes the impact of family class sponsorship on Francophone immigrant women living in Ontario.

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Published: 2001
Disability-related support arrangements, policy options and implications for women's equality  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662653238/index_e.html

Examines equality issues with respect to women with disabilities and the women who provide support to them.

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Published: 2001
A cappella north 2  
www.icah.ca/content/en/resources/detail/index.php?rid=63830&type=19

Reports on a survey conducted that explored the lives of young women living in Yukon. Examines such questions as alcohol and drug use, sexual assault, First Nations youth, education, active living and health, and equality.

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Published: 2002
Gender equity and peacebuilding. From rhetoric to reality: finding the way  
http://www.icrw.org/docs/gender_peace_report_0303.pdf
Presents a review of recent literature on issues of gender in the context of conflict and post-conflict reconstruction, prepared as background material for an international workshop on gender equity and peacebuilding jointly convened by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Indicates a slow but positive shift in international opinion and understanding about the consequences of conflict on women and the importance of their participation in peacebuilding processes and post-conflict social transformation. Argues that gender discrimination continues through political exclusion, economic marginalization, and sexual violence during and after conflict, denying women their human rights and constraining the potential for development. (See Details)
Published: 2003