News releases from Status of Women (Page 8)

Port Hawkesbury Workshop on Politics

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The Advisory Council on the Status of Women is sponsoring a workshop for women interested in getting more involved in public affairs and the political life of their community, the province and Canada.

Statistics on Women and Education

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The Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women has just released Learners and Teachers: Women's Education and Training. This publication brings together statistics on the educational situation of women in the province as well as statistics on how women are faring as educators.

Women's Issues in 2002: What's New, What Matters?

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STATUS OF WOMEN--Women's Issues in 2002: What's New, What Matters?

Status of Women Applauds Support for Young Families

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STATUS OF WOMEN--Status of Women Applauds Support for Young Families

Calls for Increased Federal Funding and More Comprehensive Health Care

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STATUS OF WOMEN--Calls for Increased Federal Funding and More Comprehensive Health Care

Appointments to Advisory Council

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The Advisory Council on the Status of Women welcomes new and reappointed members to its ranks following their confirmation by the legislature's standing committee on human resources today, May 28.

Make Opposition to Women's Services Cuts Known

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The chair of the Advisory Council on the Status of Women is encouraging concerned Nova Scotians to contact their elected representatives about cuts to women's shelters.

25 Years of Action for Women

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Nova Scotia established its Advisory Council on the Status of Women 25 years ago. International Women's Day, March 8, is a good time for taking stock of the situation of women, which has improved in many ways since 1977. But much remains to be done.

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

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STATUS OF WOMEN--National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Violence Against Women Declines

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Rates of spousal abuse against women in Nova Scotia are declining, according to a new provincial report released today. Family Violence and Personal Safety: Women in Nova Scotia is the third report in a statistical series produced by the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

Status of Women Releases Statistics on Nova Scotia Families

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STATUS OF WOMEN--Status of Women Releases Statistics on Nova Scotia Families

Council Urges Women to be Active in Politics

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October is Women's History Month, and the theme for this year is volunteerism. Women of all backgrounds, everywhere in the world, make enormous contributions to the well-being of their families, their neighbours and their communities through volunteer work.

Ottawa Must Consider Women's Equality in Divorce Act Changes

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STATUS OF WOMEN--Ottawa Must Consider Women's Equality in Divorce Act Changes

National Funding to Study Women’s Unpaid

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STATUS OF WOMEN-–National Funding to Study Women’s Unpaid Caregiving

New Chair for Advisory Council

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Rita Warner is the new chair for the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women. Born and raised in rural Cape Breton, she now resides in Judique.

Report Reveals Women’s Economic Status

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Twenty-five years ago, the Nova Scotia Task Force on the Status of Women set in motion governmental commitment to women’s equality with the release of the publication titled Herself.

National Day of Remembrance Ceremony

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STATUS OF WOMEN- National Day of Remembrance Ceremony

Remembering Dec. 6

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As the 11th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre approaches, some people ask, "Why are we still marking this event?"

Advisory Council to Meet with Minister

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The changes to the social assistance system announced this week by Community Services Minister Peter Christie have the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women asking questions.

Status of Women Celebrates Persons Day

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Oct. 18 has marked a significant date in Canadian history for 71 years. It was on this day in 1929 that Canadian women were first recognized as persons under the law. Since then, the date has been celebrated as Persons Day.