News releases from Status of Women (Page 10)

Writing Contest Focuses Young Women on Future

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The Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women is sponsoring their first writing contest for young women. First prize is a $250 bursary.

Nova Scotia to Honour Highland Thunder Team

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International champions SAERC Girls Highland Thunder Electric Racing Team of Port Hawkesbury, N.S., will be in Halifax on Friday, May 1, to be honoured by the Province of Nova Scotia.

Take Our Daughters to Work Day

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Nova Scotia's fourth annual Take Our Daughters to Work Day is Thursday, April 23, and 11 to 15 year old girls across the province are gearing up for Mom or Dad's workplace rather than for school.

Young Women Speak Out on the Issues

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Young women's voices were heard loud and clear today at a forum for Halifax area high school girls sponsored by the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

Happy 20th to N.S. Advisory Council

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The Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women celebrates its 20th birthday during this International Women's Week with a look back at two decades of achievement and ahead to making more progress toward women's equality.

Wanted: More Women MLAs

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More women MLAs are needed in Nova Scotia, says Patricia Doyle-Bedwell, chair of the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

Making Changes on Audiotape and in Braille

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If you're a woman in an abusive situation and you're visually impaired or your reading skills are limited, the messages in Making Changes can still reach you.

Publication Offers Hope for Abused Women

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Women can escape a violent and abusive husband or boyfriend -- and here's how. That's the message of Making Changes, a newly revised publication of the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women.