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Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
Partners in Population and Development
Partners in Population and Development (PPD) is the only organization in the world fully dedicated to the promotion of South-South partnerships.
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established when its Charter was formally adopted on December 8, 1985 by the Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and...
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

News Releases

Canadian Voice of Women demands an immediate ceasefire
2012-11-21
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
The Canadian Voice of Women for Peace supports the United Nations demand for an immediate ceasefire. VOW is calling on the Canadian government & all opposition parties to act immediately to stop this ...
International Women's Day Centenary sees largest ever activity
2011-03-07
March 8 sees the highest level of global women's activity ever witnessed as groups celebrate the International Women's Day centenary.
Sex Information and Education Council of Canada Launches New Website
2009-10-21
SIECCAN, The Sex Information and Education Council of Canada
Sex Information and Education Council of Canada Launches New Website

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: Women's Issues Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on women.
Getting the Balance Right
Gender Equality in Journalism
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
Gender equality in journalism.
International Women's Day
Connexipedia Article
Article
Marked on March 8 every year. It is a major day of global celebration for the economic, political and social achievements of women.
Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho: 'I don't scare easily'
Saner, Emine
Article
2012
The Guardian
Lydia Cacho is one of Mexico's most fearless journalists. Her investigations have led to attempts on her life, and now she has been forced to flee her country. What next?
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 5, 2016
International Women's Day
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
In this issue of Other Voices, we mark International Women's Day. An article written by Alexandra Kollontai in 1920 talks about the early history of this event, which grew out of a proposal put forwar...
Women Are Not Wallpaper
Miren Gutierrez and Oriana Boselli interview filmmaker Erik Gandini
Article
2009
IPS
Something new is appearing on the Italian screen. About time, some may say.
Women Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
Website
Sources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to women and women's issue in the Sources directory for the media.

Sources Bookshelf

The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
Book
1961
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Nafisi, Azar
Book
2003
Social Determinants of Health
Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.
The Woman Reader
Jack, Belinda
Book
2012
Belinda Jack's history of women's reading and the ceaseless controversies it has inspired, explores what and how women of widely differing cultures have read through the ages.
The Woman's Page
Journalism and Rhetoric in Early Canada
Fiamengo, Janice
Book
2008
A detailed study of these six women and their respective works: Agnes Maule Machar, Sara Jeanette Duncan, E. Pauline Johnson, Kathleen Blake Coleman, Flora MacDonald Denison and Nellie L. McClung. Dem...

Media

Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal
A journal devoted to current scholarship and approaches to the discipline of Women's and Gender Studies.
BC Woman Magazine
Health, beauty, and fashion.
Briarpatch Magazine
Social justice, local and international events, environment, labour, and women's issues.
Canadian Dimension
An independent magazine of the Canadian Left, of interest to radical Left and anti-capitalist activists and interested observers.
Canadian Journal of Women and the Law
Devoted entirely to the publication and dissemination of multi-disciplinary scholarship in the expanding field of women's legal studies.
Canadian Woman Studies
A feminist quarterly that makes current writing and research on a variety of feminist topics accessible to the largest possible community of women.
Canadian Women's Health Network
Women's health issues.
Canal Vie
French-language network devoted to health and well-being. Targeting young, active and educated women.
C'est Pour Quand?
Reference publication designed to meet the informational needs of pregnant women.
Chatelaine
Issues and ideas that are important to active, involved Canadian women.
Chƒtelaine
French language edition of Chatelaine.
Contemporary Verse 2
Feminist poetry, short fiction, reviews and artwork.
Cosmopolitan TV
Broadcasts programs aimed at women ages 18-34. CosmopolitanTV airs a mix of entertainment and lifestyle programming, ranging from comedy and drama series to relationship and self-help reality programm...
Fashion Magazine (Toronto)
Canada's most popular national style guide keeps its readers up to date on the latest in fashion, beauty, entertainment, health, culture and design.
Flare
Fashion and beauty magazine, targeting women between 18 & 34, providing the latest on fashion, beauty, nutrition, and relationships. Available online and through apps; no print edition.
Focus
People, ideas & culture in the Victoria area.
Glow Magazine
Targeted to women 18-49, Glow delivers the latest styles and innovations in fitness, nutrition, skincare, health concerns, hair and make-up.
Herizons
Women's news and feminist views.
Homemaker's Magazine
Recipes, health, and social issues.
Journeywoman
Women and travel.
Lifestyle
Lifestyle magazine with four edtions: Lifestyle Ontario, Lifestyle Alberta, Lifestyle Maritimes, Lifestyle British Columbia.
Lifetime Canada
Airs programs aimed toward women in the form of films and dramatic television series.
Madame
Entertainment and feature profiles.
Native Women in the Arts
Published by Native Women in the Arts, a not-for-profit organization. Representing First Nations, Inuit and Metis women who share the common interest of art, culture, community and the advancement of ...
Ottawa City Woman
For educated, professional women, 35-54, living in the Ottawa area.
Resources for Feminist Research
Articles, reviews, abstracts of published and unpublished works, works-in-progress reports and bibliographies.
Siren
News, features, columns, and arts reviews of relevance to lesbians and bisexual women.
Slice
Slice is a lifestyle channel that targets women and offers programming that includes talk shows and reality television and focuses on topics such as family, fashion, relationships, celebrities, financ...
Style
For Canada's apparel manufacturers, designers and retailers.
Today's Bride
Contains separate sections on wedding planning, beauty, setting up your home, bridal fashion, grooms, and honeymoon.
VOX Feminarum: The Canadian Journal of Feminist Spirituality
Multi-disciplinary, multi-faith forum for Canadian women to explore the relationships between faith traditions, feminism, spirituality and personal experience.
W Movies
Focuses on films and film-related series aimed at women. It is a spinoff channel of W Network and is owned by Corus Entertainment.
W Network
Movies, biographies, comedy, exploring topics that matter to Canadian women.
WE International
A feminist look at how women interact, progress, challenge and harmonize within their built, social and natural environments.
WEDDINGBELLS
All aspects of wedding planning.
Weddings & Honeymoons
Canada's how-to bridal, travel and lifestyle newsmagazine. Free distribution at selected retailers.
Women & Horses
The world's only magazine devoted exclusively to horse women, their needs and interests

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