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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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Pay Equity Partnership with the Ontario Pay Equity Office

The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) is proud to announce our partnership with the Ontario Pay Equity Office. Our workshop series, “Empowering Women through Pay Equity”, is designed to offer diverse women in college and university helpful tools to bolster their professional toolkit, learn evidence based negotiation strategies, and tips on how to mount …

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CFUW marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women by calling for action to prevent and eliminate gender-based violence

Click here for the full press release Ottawa, 25 November 2021 – Today marks the launch of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence that begins on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and ends on December 10, the International Human Rights Day. The 16 Days campaign has been used …

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