Report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada.

by Canada. Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada.

Publisher: Information Canada in Ottawa, Ont

Written in English
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ContributionsBird, Florence.
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LC ClassificationsHQ"1453"A5
The Physical Object
Pagination488 p.
Number of Pages488
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Open LibraryOL19661232M

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The Royal Commission on the Status of Women was a Canadian Royal Commission that examined the status of women and recommended steps that might be taken by the federal government to ensure equal opportunities with men and women in all aspects of Canadian society.

The Commission commenced on 16 February as an initiative of Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson. Creation. Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson established the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada in in response to a months-long campaign by a coalition of 32 women’s groups led by Ontario activist Laura Sabia, then president of the Canadian Federation of University May of the previous year, Sabia had called a meeting of the coalition in Toronto to discuss concerns.

The Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada was set up on the 16th of February, to inquire into and report upon the stutus of women in Canada, and to recommend what steps might be taken by the Federal Governnment to ensure for women equal opportunities with men in all aspects of Canadian society.

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The Royal Commission on the Status of Women was an investigation made in on the status of women in Canada, as means to provide recommendations to the government of changes to be made to increase the protection of women's rights and equality in all aspects of Canadian politics and society.

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Four and a half decades after the report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, the feminist struggle is as necessary as ever — but thanks to the hard work of. may be our th anniversary as a nation, but it's also the 50th anniversary of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women.

Convened inthis three-year consultation with women. The final Report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women was tabled in the House of Commons on 7 December The Bird Commission’s recommendations covered a range of issues, which framed the status of women as a fundamental social policy and social justice issue in Canada.

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The Royal Commission on the Status of Women was established by the Canadian federal government in to “inquire into the status of women in Canada to ensure for women equal opportunities with men in all aspects of Canadian society’” (RCSWForeword).

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. In Canada, this year marks the 50th anniversary of the report from the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, which included recommendations on updating the legislative system and addressing such critical issues for women as poverty, family law, the Indian Act and the need for a federal representative for women.

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Those nations are important to Canada, and how Canada relates to them defines in large measure its sense of justice and its image in its own eyes and before the world. The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women.

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The women had such diverse backgrounds as engi-neering, farm women's union work, a family court judgeship, teaching, and writing and lecturing. Some of the highlights of. The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples was established to undertake a comprehensive examination of the relationship between Aboriginals and non-Aboriginals in Canada and to investigate practical solutions to the issues.

This section of the Commission's final report focuses on the state of Aboriginal women in Canada. December will mark the forty-fifth anniversary of the publication of the findings of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada (RCSW).

The RCSW was established in by Liberal prime minister Lester B. Pearson in response to pressure being exerted on the government by the women’s movement.

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61 () (Volume 1).• Inforty-seven years ago, the Royal Commission on the Status of Women recommended that "[L]egislation should be enacted to repeal the sections of the [Indian Act] which discriminate on the basis of sex."2 Although at the time, the Government of Canada was proposing to repeal.