International Women's Day

MPs say gender equality not just a dream on International Women's Day 2014

“Every year we make advances. Every year we celebrate. But we have to recognize the ground that others want to take away from us.  In these halls of parliament we gather to celebrate...

Women in Canadian politics and media infographics

On International Women's Day, here is a look at how women stand in politics and media.

Canadian Women's Foundation fights poverty, violence against women, and 'sexual slavery'

Women in Canada are taking the lead in making change, says the Canadian Women's Foundation – from ending 'sexual slavery' to addressing poverty and relationship violence – but not without controversy.

International Women's Day: Wangari Maathai's story goes on through Wangari Maathai Day

As International Women's Day approaches, the African Union has announced that March 3rd, Africa Environment Day, will "henceforth be conjunction with remembering Prof. Wangari Maathai."  Calling...

At International Women's Day event, Judy Rebick examines feminism in the age of Occupy

The VDLC welcomed Canadian feminist activist and author Judy Rebick to its annual International Women's Day dinner, which looked at feminism in the age of the Occupy movement.

Time for Canada to declare International Women's Day official holiday

March 8th marks the 101st International Women's Day - where would you like to be, and how would you like to celebrate?

Time for women's groups to stand up for "Lost Canadian" war bride children

International Women's Day should be an opportunity to recognize Canadian citizenship for war brides.