News releases from Status of Women (Page 3)

Helping Women Get Ready for Technology, Trades Jobs

Status of Women

The province is helping support women interested in pursuing sciences, trades and technology through a new endowment fund.

Helping Neighbours, Families Help Victims of Domestic Violence

Justice / Status of Women

Friends and families of victims of domestic violence will be better prepared to provide support with a new education program and toll-free information telephone line.

Nova Scotians Celebrate First International Day of the Girl

Status of Women

Nova Scotia is joining the other Atlantic provinces to bring attention to the difficulties girls around the world can face and help improve online safety for those in Atlantic Canada.

Nova Scotia Recognizes International Women's Day

Status of Women

Nova Scotia joins others around the globe today, March 8, recognizing International Women's Day and the role it plays in shining a light on women's issues.

Bread and Roses Bursaries Celebrate International Women's Day

Status of Women

The financial burden for 20 women studying sciences, trades and technology at Nova Scotia Community College will be lightened thanks to bursaries offered as part of International Women's Day.

Ceremony Marks Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Status of Women

Today is a time to remember women who suffer from domestic violence, and those who have died because of it.

New Members for Advisory Council Appointed

Status of Women

Six new members are joining the Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

Campaign School for Women Begins This Weekend

Status of Women

More than 50 Nova Scotia women will learn how to navigate a campaign or run for elected office through a series of hands-on workshops at this weekend's sixth Campaign School for Women.

Campaign School Helps Women Enter Politics

Status of Women

The Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women is holding its sixth Campaign School for Women from Oct. 14 to 16.

Bursaries, Celebrations Focus of Women's Day 100th Anniversary

Status of Women

Women across Nova Scotia will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day on Tuesday, March 8, with a number of special events being held from Yarmouth to Sydney.

Ceremony Marks Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Status of Women

Violence against women is never acceptable, excusable or tolerable.

Jeannette Corbiere Lavell Addresses Gathering

Aboriginal Affairs / Status of Women

Nova Scotians celebrating Mi'kmaq and Women's History months were joined by one of the country's top advocates for women and Native's rights today, Oct. 25.

Discussions sur les enjeux qui touchent les femmes lors de la réunion des ministres de l'Atlantique

Status of Women

Des enjeux tels que la protection des aides familiales, l'industrie du sexe et les médias sociaux ont fait l'objet de discussions cette semaine lors de la rencontre des ministres de l'Atlantique responsables de la condition de la femme qui a eu lieu à Quispamsis, au Nouveau-Brunswick.

Women's Issues Discussed at Atlantic Ministers Meeting

Status of Women

Women's issues related to live-in caregiver protection, the sex trade and social media were part of the discussion held this week at a meeting of Atlantic ministers responsible for the Status of Women in Quispamsis, N.B.

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Status of Women

Raising awareness about sexual assault will benefit women and their families by challenging myths and stereotypes surrounding a crime few want to talk about.

Bread and Roses on International Women's Day

Status of Women

Women studying sciences, trades and technology at Nova Scotia Community College can apply for a bursary that aims to advance women's economic equality.

New Executive Director Appointed

Status of Women

A woman with a career in victim services and crime prevention will take the helm at the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

Violence Against Women Ceremony Recognizes 20 Years of Challenges, Progress

Status of Women

People were urged to stand together and support each other to stop violence against women at a ceremony at Province House in Halifax today, Dec. 4.

School Helps Women Run for Elected Office

Status of Women

The Nova Scotia Campaign School for Women will teach women how to enter a political race and plan a campaign.

Le Conseil élit sa première présidente acadienne

Status of Women

Le Conseil consultatif sur la condition féminine de la Nouvelle-Écosse a élu une présidente acadienne pour la première fois depuis sa création il y a 30 ans. Jean d'Entremont, de la région d'Argyle, a été installée dans ses nouvelles fonctions aujourd'hui 30 avril à Province House, à Halifax.