Search Resources (English): Equality

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Gender equity and peacebuilding. From rhetoric to reality: finding the way
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
Made to measure: designing research, policy and action approaches to eliminate gender inequity: national symposium proceedings
Proceedings of the National Symposium "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity" held at the Westin Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia on October 3-6, 1999.
Published: 1999
Involving men to address gender inequalities
Presents three case studies to working with men that improve the gender socialization of adolescents and young men, promote safe reproductive health practices, or reduce gender-based violence.
Published: 2003
Women in international sport: achieving gender equality
Provides information on the 'what' and 'why' of gender equity and explains how international sporting federations can understand the issues and be supportive.
Published: 1995
Justice issues: equality
Examines the current state of equality under the law for women. Discusses shortfalls illustrated in legal cases, and the special circumstances of women in remote communities. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Take action for equality, development and peace: a Canadian follow-up guide to Beijing '95
Evaluates the advancement of women since the Third U.N. Conference on Women (1985) to develop a "Platform for Action" which would identify actions towards the advancement of women, and to celebrate all women.
Published: 1996
Justice issues: mediation
Examines the current trend towards mandatory mediation in family law disputes. Highlights benefits and concerns of mandatory mediation from a feminist perspective. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Assessing gender equality
Provides a background paper based on a framework for assessing the state of gender equality initiated in 2004 in collaboration with several federal departments. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Transforming women's future: a guide to equality rights theory and action
Presents a resource for individuals and organizations that are or will be using law-related strategies to advance women's equality. Provides a framework to facilitate the development of advocacy strategies.
Published: 2001
HERA action sheets
Examines topics as gender equality and equity, women's empowerment, and adolescents' sexual and reproductive rights and health. (See Details)