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Canadian Women's Foundation We Can All Be Leaders - November 2016

What do you think of when you hear the words "leader" or "leadership"? Often we think of CEOs, Presidents, or those at the top of a hierarchy - but what if leadership meant more than a title or pay grade? What if it meant a set of skills and behaviours that many of us model, regardless of our status or position?

 

 

Canadian Women's Foundation Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion - October 2016

This women's history month, we're celebrating the diversity of women and girls, and men and boys, who are working to build a better world for us all. We all have a role to play in achieving gender equality - let's celebrate our diversity and build an inclusive movement to make it happen!

 

 

Canadian Women's Foundation Back to School (for the Young and Young at Heart) - September 2016

The start of a new school year brings with it lots of excitement - new books, bags, classes and friends. It also creates challenges - new bills and expenses, anxieties and relationships to navigate. Many of these challenges are related to gender equality, and they're all opportunities for learning and growth.

 

 

Canadian Women's Foundation Have Something to Say? Speak Up & Speak Out! - August 2016

Standing up for your beliefs can lead to action and change, but it's not always easy to do. This month, be inspired to speak up and speak out on topics that matter to you. You may just inspire others to do the same.

 

 

Canadian Women's Foundation What's the Status of Women in 2016? - July 2016

As Canada turns 149, we taking a look at the status of women in our country. Despite significant steps forward, we haven’t yet achieved gender equality in Canada. Together, let's make it happen!

 
 
 
 

Canadian Women's Foundation What's Your Definition of a Great Dad? - June 2016

With Father's Day on the way, it's time to celebrate not only the great dads in our lives, but also how the definition of fatherhood is evolving and expanding. As we work toward gender equality, let's make sure men are part of the conversation!

 

 

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Take the Pledge to End Violence Against Women - May 2016

We’ve come a long way, but women in Canada still face startling rates of physical and sexual abuse. When 67% of Canadians know at least one woman who has experienced physical or sexual abuse, we’re not there yet. Take the pledge to join GEN1 and help end violence against women.

 

 

Canadian Women's Foundation Strength Comes in All Forms - April 2016

Strength comes in all forms. This month, take our quiz to identify and leverage your strengths; learn how to recognize and address the Imposter Syndrome; and hear how Michelle and Loretta overcame their challenges to become successful entrepreneurs.

 

 

Canadian Women's Foundation Celebrating the Strength of Girls - March 2016

Did you know that between Grade 6 and 10, girls' confidence drops from 36% to 14%? Or that one study found that 50% of BC girls wished they were someone else? At the Canadian Women's Foundation, we want every girl to believe in herself and realize she matters. Girls are intelligent, creative, strong and brave - let's make sure they know it!

 

 

Canadian Women's Foundation Make a Healthy Love Commitment - February 2016

Healthy love isn't about flowers and chocolates (though we love those too!) - it's about creating a foundation of respect and equality in all relationships. This Valentines Day, send a Healthy Love e-card and raise funds for teen healthy relationship programs across Canada!

 

 

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New Year, New Opportunities - January 2016

With every New Year comes new opportunities. This January, we look back at the progress made on gender equality and women's rights in 2015, and look forward to some of the ways we can help end gender-based violence and poverty while promoting women’s leadership in 2016.