By Christine Ahn | Women’s Media Centre | March 8, 2012 Today is International Women’s Day. Christine Ahn and the Global Fund for Women mark the occasion by recalling substantial wins for women in 2011. On International Women’s Day, we have a lot to celebrate. Rarely are feminist victories recognized by the mainstream media, or […]
Archives for March 2012
Afghan president endorses clerics’ code that downgrades women’s rights By Olivia Ward at thestar.com on March 7, 2012 On the eve of International Women’s Day, President Hamid Karzai has given Afghan women an unwelcome present: the message that they are second-class citizens. In remarks made Tuesday, Karzai backed a “code of conduct” written by the Ulema […]
Regina celebrates International Women’s Day By Emma Graney, Leader-Post March 7, 2012 REGINA — International Women’s Day is being celebrated across the globe on March and, in Regina, residents have a host of choices about where to celebrate. Today at the university, the Women’s Centre is focusing on issues surrounding reproductive health through a screening […]
The PATHS Publication Working with Women who have Experienced Violence: A Handbook for Healthcare Professionals in Saskatchewan was orginally published in 1990 and has been revised three times over the years. The 2012 version is now available on our website at: http://pathssk.org/about-abuse/information-for-professionals/.
285 Canadians attended the 2nd World Conference of Women’s Shelters February 27– March 1, 2012 in Washington, DC, along with over 1,300 delegates from 95 countries! Kudos to the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) and the Global Network of Women’s Shelters for all their work organizing such an amazing event! Some brief photo […]
thereginamom has organized an event, Celebrating the Arts, at the Artesian the evening of March 8th(International Women’s Day), with profits generously being donated to PATHS. There will be local musicians and poets performing, as well as an art installation on display– see the poster below! Volunteers are needed for: set-up of the art installation on Wednesday […]
Government of Saskatchewan News Release – February 28, 2012 The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed the month of March as Rural Women’s Month in Saskatchewan. “Women have always played a valuable role in their family farms and local communities,” Agriculture Minister Bob Bjornerud said. “The hard work and leadership of women continues to be vital […]