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Nov 28, 2017 ... Canadian farms felt their own pressures to meet the growing need for food for the
war effort, while also losing many of their young male workers to military service.
Many farm women were faced with the reality that they had to maintain the family
farm themselves, as well as raise the children, while the ...
for Women Garment Workers in Canada and Internationally. Lynda Yanz, Bob
Jeffcott, Deena Ladd, and Joan Atlin. Maquila Solidarity Network (Canada). The
research and publication of this study were funded by Status of Women Canada's
Policy. Research Fund. This document expresses the views and opinions of the ...
Mar 3, 2017 ... At the same time, Canadian workers have more formal education than workers in
the 1950s. One of the most substantial changes to the Canadian labour market is
the participation, en masse, of women. Over the second half of the 20th century,
women became far more involved in the workforce than ever ...
In Canada, as in the United States and Europe, unionization among women has
historically been lower than it has among men. Low unionization rates for women
are linked in part to their concentration in the service sector and in part-time jobs.
(1) Traditionally, male blue-collar workers in the goods-producing sector have ...
Oct 13, 2017 ... The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are investigating an Okanagan male in
relation to an alleged incident involving threats made to a woman. Investigators
are seeking both information and advising the public of the possible risk to the
general public and women sex workers. On Monday August 28, 2017, ...
Sep 8, 2014 ... Criminalising clients endangers sex workers. The Global Alliance Against Traffic
in Women, International Secretariat (GAATW-IS) strongly opposes introducing
criminal penalties against the clients of sex workers. This conclusion is based on
our 20 years of working with and learning from sex workers and ...
Because there were so many women looking for work during the Great
Depression of the 1930s, those who tried to strike were easily replaced. Some
women joined unions, but the various religious and ideological unions divided
the workforce along cultural lines. Co-operation among women workers was
needed to bring ...
We also need to be aware of the vulnerable position Aboriginal women are in
today and where these acts of racism and violence come from. What many social
workers do not know is that historically, before colonial contact, Aboriginal
women held a lot of political power and prestige among First Nations societies.
Jun 23, 2013 ... Primary Workers are key members of the correctional team. They work with
colleagues such as Psychologists, Behavioural Counsellors, Parole Officers, and
others. Together, they develop each woman offender's correctional plan. They
encourage the women to participate in reintegration programs.
In other cases, the women themselves showed an interest in becoming involved.
Inspired by the efforts of British women, the members of the National Council of
Women of Canada decided to ask the federal government to encourage the
inclusion of women workers in naval shipyards. Women's work in industry was
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