Take action categories: Workshops/Webinars

RECORDING: Webinar on Elder Rights & Long-Term Care Justice

Click here to watch the webinar recording from Wednesday, May 4 at 1pm ET, where CFUW, HelpAge Canada, the Canadian Health Coalition, and the Ontario Health Coalition co-presented a webinar entitled “Invisible No More: A Continuum of Care for Elder Rights & Long-Term Care Justice in Canada” featuring esteemed panelists: Margaret Gillis, Founding President of the International …

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Youth for Climate Action! Fighting for a Green & Just Future – Webinar March 23 12pm EST

To address the priority theme of the 66th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women “Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change”, CFUW is pleased to host a panel discussion on Wednesday, March 23 at 12pm EST with young people in Canada who are taking action & leading …

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CFUW Panel Discussion: “The Pay Gap and the Gendering of Care Work: Women’s Economic Insecurity Amid the COVID-19 Crisis”

The COVID-19 crisis has exposed long-standing inequalities in unpaid and paid care work – women and girls undertake more than three-quarters of unpaid care work in the world and make up two-thirds of the paid care workforce, according to Oxfam. In Canada, women are disproportionately shouldering the impacts of lockdowns, childcare closures, and overwhelmed health …

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International Women’s Day event with the Afghan Women’s Centre of Montreal & CFUW – March 7

To celebrate International Women’s Day, CFUW is co-sponsoring the Afghan Women’s Centre of Montreal virtual conference on Monday, March 7th from 11am to 1pm EST. Collectively, we will learn about the current crisis in Afghanistan as well as identify and implement actions that will alleviate the increasingly precarious plight of Afghan women. Not only will we be joined …

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Indigenous Perspectives on Improving Education: on the Path to Reconciliation – Feb. 22 @6:30pm EST

Sponsored by the CFUW Indigenous Peoples’ Sub-Committee, this webinar will take place on Tuesday, February 22 from 6:30 to 8pm EST on Zoom and will address the status of Indigenous perspectives in the Canadian education system and highlight the efforts of those who are working to build authentic Indigenous education in Canada. Speakers include: Michele-Elise Burnett, President …

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Free Workshop Series: Raising Awareness and Empowering Women through Pay Equity

The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW), in partnership with the Ontario Pay Equity Office, is offering a series of FREE pay equity virtual workshops dedicated to equipping young women with the tools to thrive in the workforce.  With a foreword by Ontario Pay Equity Commissioner, Kadie Ward, the series seeks to break down misconceptions …

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NB Pay Equity Workshop / atelier sur l’équité salariale – CFUW/FCFDU & NB Coalition for Pay Equity/Coalition pour l’équité salariale du NB

The Canadian Federation of University Women has partnered with New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity to offer a pay equity workshop dedicated to equipping young women in New Brunswick with the tools to negotiate their salary and advocate for pay equity. The first portion of the workshop will delve into salary negotiation and offer participants …

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CFUW Webinar: Safe Exit & Resettlement in Canada: More Work To Do for Afghanistan Thursday, January 27 – 7pm EST

In partnership with the Afghan Youth Engagement and Development Initiative (AYEDI), CFUW is co-hosting a webinar entitled “Safe Exit & Resettlement in Canada: More Work To Do in Afghanistan” on Thursday, January 27 at 7pm EST to discuss the August evacuation of Afghanistan, Canada’s progress with the acceptance and resettlement of vulnerable Afghans, and the perspectives …

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Sexual Violence on Campus – Dec. 9

As part of the 16 Days of Activism campaign, CFUW is holding a webinar on Thursday, December 9 at 1pm EST about the issue of sexual violence in post-secondary settings in Canada. We will hear from two speakers, Dr. Tasia Alexopoulos, Mount Allison University’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Coordinator and Dr. CJ Rowe, Director of Simon Fraser …

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