Friday, March 17, 2017

By: Nathaly Guillemette and Brigitte Sottile, Teamsters Canada

Nous avons rencontré la ministre Maryam Moncef dans le cadre de la UNCSW61. Elle nous a livré un témoignage touchant des défis que doivent relever les femmes autochtones du Yukon.

La violence envers les femmes est au cœur des préoccupations de leurs communautés. 

Thursday, March 16, 2017

By Yasmeen Mirza, Canadian Union of Public Services

I attended a panel discussion on Indigenous women and girls at risk when transitioning to an urban environment

Thursday, March 16, 2017

by madeleine kennedy macfoy, Education International and Francine Filion, Canadian Teachers' Federation 

When winter storm Stella forced the United Nations to shut down its headquarters on March 12, the Education International (EI) delegation switched to an impromptu ‘Plan B’ and held a session in one of the hotel rooms where delegates were staying.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

by Barb Dobrowolski, Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA)

Thursday, March 16, 2017

By Diane Dewing, Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (Canada)

Women across the world face the double jeopardy of economic inequality and of violence. ‎The two are inexplicably linked, mutually reinforcing and reproducing each other. Both are strongly rooted in patriarchal systems which seek to control women.