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CFUW Statement on Roe v. Wade

June 27, 2022 CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN (CFUW) STANDS WITH WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW), an organization founded in 1919 working to improve the status of women by promoting human rights, public education, social justice, and peace in Canada and abroad, is deeply concerned over …

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Joint Statement from Canadian organizations on Special Immigration Measures for Afghan Nationals

CFUW is proud to join the Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan, the Afghan Youth Engagement and Development Initiative, the Afghan Women’s Centre of Montreal, Northern Lights Canada, Women Living Under Muslim Laws, the Canadian International Learning Foundation, Hazara Women Organization, and the Canadian Hazara Humanitarian Services on a joint statement urging the Government of Canada to …

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World Refugee Day Infographic

Ahead of World Refugee Day on June 20, check out CFUW’s new infographic with quick facts & figures about refugees around the world and learn how you can take action. Click here to view the infographic with clickable source links! #WorldRefugeeDay

Letter to Ministers Re: Firearms Controls and Violence Against Women

CFUW National President, Kathryn Wilkinson, was proud to join other feminist leaders in a letter on firearms controls as they relate to violence against women initiated by the National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL) to The Honourable Marco Mendicino, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety and The Honourable Marci Ien, P.C., M.P., Minister …

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Canadian Beijing+25 Network: Resources for Action Coalitions

The Beijing+25 Network is a grassroots network of over 70 feminist and equality-seeking organizations working domestically on women’s rights and gender equality issues in Canada. The organizations within the Network are committed to monitoring the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) in Canada. For the Beijing +25 review, there are six Action Coalitions …

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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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May 4 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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