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Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem, M.Ed.
Assisting clients to create and maintain the personal and professional relationships they desire is the focus of Marilyn's work. Her direct approach to identifying problems, teaching life skills, and implementing solutions has mad...
Family Service Toronto
FST is a non-profit social service agency offering a wide range of counselling and support programs in 13 locations across the City of Toronto. Since 1914, FST has been assisting individuals, families and communities through couns...
Hospital Employees' Union
HEU, the B.C. Health Services Division of CUPE and B.C.'s largest health care union, represents 46,000 health workers in acute care, long-term care and community services. HEU is active on health policy issues; women's rights; pay...
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
The IAM is a trade union representing some 40,000 Canadian workers in air transport and a wide range of manufacturing including aircraft, autoparts, aerospace, autobuses, electronics, light and heavy machinery, tools and appliance...
International Labor Rights Forum
An organization dedicated to achieving just and humane working conditions for workers worldwide. It is committed to overcoming child labour, forced labour and other abusive practices. It promotes the enforcement of labour rights t...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
Ontario Nurses' Association
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is the union representing 60,000 registered nurses and allied health professionals and more than 14,000 nursing student affiliates providing care in hospitals, long-term care facilities, publi...
Speakers Gold
Speakers Gold, the Five Star bureau, represents some of the world's top speaking talent. We take your request very seriously and match you with the right speaker within your budget. We purposely have a small roster and represent o...
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 women activists enroute to the 58th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.
2014-03-06
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Twenty (20) women representing the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) will be in New York City from March 10th – March 21st. This year’s UNCSW theme is “Challenges and Achievements in the i...
IFEX members call for protection for women journalists and activists to mark day against violence
2009-11-25
IFEX
40 IFEX members are marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women today, 25 November, with a joint call for action.
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.
Sources welcomes Dorothy Ratusny
2009-06-23
Dorothy Ratusny, M.A., (C). OACCPP., Psychotherapist & Author of The Purpos
Sources welcomes a new member, Dorothy Ratusny, M.A., (C). OACCPP., Psychotherapist & Author of The Purpose of Love.

Sources Select Resources

Aletta Institute for Women's History
Organization
The Aletta Institute holds books, magazines, archives, works of music, photographs, posters, diaries, letters, all sorts of household and personal objects relevant to women and women’s lives. Home of ...
Connexions Library: Women's Issues Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on women.
The Emperor's New Penis
The Same Sexual Threats, the Same Silence for Women
Keith, Lierre; Jensen, Derrick
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Right now the gender fundamentalists are doing their best to shut down dialogue. They've damaged books — books that don’t even mention their concern — pressured bookstores, and silenced speakers sched...
Friedan, Betty
Connexipedia Article
Article
American writer, activist and feminist. (1921-2006).
Getting the Balance Right
Gender Equality in Journalism
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
Gender equality in journalism.
I will be nude, I will protest, and I will challenge you to your core!
Namazie, Maryam
Article
2014
Europe solidarie sans frontieres
A nude woman is the antithesis of the idealised veiled and submissive woman. Whilst nude protest is not the only way to resist Islamism and the veil, it is a very modern, practical and appropriate way...
IFEX members call for protection for women journalists and activists to mark day against violence
Sources News Release
Article
2009
IFEX
40 IFEX members are marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women today, 25 November, with a joint call for action.
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.
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?
Sources News Release
Article
2012
Connexions
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
The rise of humanism and secularism in Iran
Namazie, Maryam
Article
2005
Women's Liberation Iran
The backlash and opposition in Iran is at its essence strongly humanist, secularist and modern. You can see it clearly in the rational, popular, and spontaneous acts and the establishment of hundreds...
Rise of the naked female warriors
Cochrane, Kira
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
Known for its topless protesters, Femen is a worldwide movement against patriarchy. But are the activists' breasts obscuring the message?
Why is India so bad for women?
Pidd, Helen
Article
2012
The Guardian
Of all the G20 nations, India has been labelled the worst place to be a woman. How is this possible in a country that prides itself on being the world's largest democracy?
Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight against Muslim Fundamentalism, by Karima Bennoune (Book Review)
Droeber, Julia
Article
2013
Europe solidaire sans frontieres
Karima Bennoune, a US-based law scholar raised in Algeria, has written an account of the stories of numerous people whose lives have been scarred by Islamic fundamentalism and who decided, using a var...

Sources Bookshelf

Canada Since 1960: A People's History
A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture
Gonick, By (ed.)
Book
2016
An account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the 1960s to today, seen through the eyes of Canadian Dimension magazine.
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
Questing France
Deepening The Search For My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel
Barnicke Belleghem, Marilyn M.Ed.
Book
2005
Questing Marilyn
In Search Of My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel
Barnicke Belleghem, Marilyn M.Ed.
Book
2003
Chronicles the experiences of author and therapist Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem M.Ed., as she tours historical and sacred sites in Britain and Ireland.
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...
Words that Count Women In
Book
1993
A popular guide to eliminating gender bias in writing and speech.

Media

Blackfly Magazine
Ontario's progressive voice.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Department of Canadian Heritage
Amalgamation of certain programs from former Department of the Secretary of State, Parks Canada, Multiculturalism and Citizenship, Amateur Sport, and Communications Canada. Mandate is to ensure a stro...
Canadian Human Rights Commission
Administers the Canadian Human Rights Act and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Employment Equity Act. Both laws ensure that the principles of equal opportunity and non-discrimination ar...
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
The Ministry is leading the health system into the new millennium with a consumer-centred and decentralized structure that will better manage health resources. Integration of the Ministry's activitie...
Status of Women Canada
A federal government organization that promotes the full participation of women in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada.


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