COVID-19: How Your Support Helps Women and Girls During the Pandemic

This is the time, corporate Canada, for gender justice. Let’s not mess this up.

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ESG, or environmental, social, and governance criteria, may well be the hottest business trend of this decade, and it brings huge potential to positively impact gender equality. Facing mounting pressure from governments, investors, shareholders, employees, and consumers, corporations are being held accountable for their gender diversity commitments along with other ESG risks and opportunities. The shock waves are being felt worldwide and the call-to-action for meaningful inclusion and equity is stronger than ever


6 Takeaways for the 50th Anniversary of The Royal Commission on the Status of Women

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Today marks the 50-year anniversary of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, a landmark report that called on the federal government to begin working towards a more gender equal Canada. Some of those goals have been achieved, others have notNow, facing the gendered impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, these calls to action are more vital than ever before.  


How One Woman’s Extraordinary Legacy Lives On

As we kicked off the on November 25 with a livestream, the Foundation paid tribute to Ann Southam – a trailblazing feminist in many ways. (Tribute starts at 42:26) November 25 marked a decade since Ann’s passing in 2010 at age 73, but she has left behind a tremendous legacy. As noted in a recent […]


Come Together, Act Together

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The Canadian Women’s Foundation and The Body Shop Canada are teaming up during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (Nov. 25 to Dec. 10) to #ActTogether and encourage people to take action on gender-based violence in Canada. 


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