March 2015

Lydia Alpizar Duran opens CSW59 and moderates first ever LBTI event inside UN HQ

March 10, 2015

by Lisa Kelly, UNIFOR and delegate of the Canadian Labour Congress

In Sisterhood and Solidarity!

March 10, 2015

by Jan Simpson, Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Jeannie Baldwin, Public Service Alliance of Canada and Shirley Friesen, The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada

Medical Women's International Association session

March 10, 2015

By Diane Dewing, Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario

Increasing Intergenerational Dialogue: Empowering Youth Leadership in the movement to end violence against women

March 10, 2015

by Rian McLaughlin, Ontario Teachers' Federation

Facilitated by Breakthrough (http://www.btny.org/young women from Ethiopia, USA, New Zealand and The Gambia

A wonderful turnout for this session...standing room only crowd of all ages and genders.

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Violence in the Digital Age: New Approaches to Cyber-Abuse of Girls and Young Women

March 10, 2015

On March 9th, this panel discussion sponsored by the YWCA Canada and Status of Women Canada examined cyber violence against girls and young women in the digital age.

Energy as a Key Driver in Gender Quality

March 10, 2015

by Rian McLaughlin, Ontario Teachers' Federation

Panellists from:  
Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
UN Women
International Union for Conservation of Nature
Anomena Ventures
Solar Sister

The Reproductive and Mental Health of Women in Post Humanitarian Crises

March 10, 2015

by Rian McLaughlin, Ontario Teachers' Federation

The Effects of War and Causes of Trauma among Female Survivors

Panellists from the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office Fordham University Caerus Associates. Sponsored by:  UN Women, NGO CSW, and Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office

High Level Panel: Making the Economy Work for Women and Girls

March 10, 2015

By Sheryl Burns, Canadian Union of Public Employees and an ITUC delegate

Equality for women = strong public services and sexual health education

March 10, 2015

By Lisa Kelly, UNIFOR and member of the Canadian Labour Congress delegation

Young feminists act on sexual/reproductive health and rights

March 10, 2015

by Adriane Paavo, United Steelworkers and a member of the CLC delegation