News

11
Dec

Childcare can no longer be a female issue: EU focuses on paternity leave with Spain in the forefront

EXCERPTS  We tend to think that in modern societies there is no room for the old gender roles that relegated women to family care, and the law should be the reflection of this evolution. However, it has been a long time...
11
Dec

City on tight timeline to secure child care funding

EXCERPTS In its first meeting as a new council Monday, members will decide whether to move forward with securing an architecture firm for the child care facility at 230 Talbot St. without sending out a request for...
11
Dec

Better parental leave policies needed to support women

EXCERPTS  The Burnaby Board of Trade is home to the Women’s Business Success Network, a dynamic group of women and men from across our region who are interested in supporting women in all levels of business. This...
11
Dec

Sask. government introduce 18-month parental leave option

EXCERPTS New parents in Saskatchewan will soon be able to take advantage of a 18-month parental leave. The province introduced necessary legislation Wednesday, alongside two other types of workplace leave. The amended...
11
Dec

The surprising factor that impacts how young women see their futures as parents

‘Women’s future role expectations were dependent upon what they thought men would be doing with respect to child care,’ the study’s lead author told Moneyish. EXCERPTS  Women anticipate their...
11
Dec

Status Quo? examines feminism and women's rights in Canada

EXCERPTS  On Friday (March 8), the importance of International Women’s Day will resonate strongly for Karen Cho. Not only will the Montreal-based filmmaker be thinking about some of the victories achieved by the women’s...
11
Dec

Life in the balance: Are women’s possible selves constrained by men’s domestic involvement?

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11
Dec

Global wage report 2018/19: What lies behind gender pay gaps

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Part I. Major trends in wagesLowest wage growth globally in 2017 since 2008
11
Dec

Ontario lowers bar for how we care for our children in the name of profit

EXCERPTS Among the references to agriculture, pawnbrokers, mines, and wireless services in the Progressive Conservative government’s omnibus bill, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, there is a proposal to increase...
11
Dec

Why this country parcels babies in boxes

Understanding this 'social glue' between generations. EXCERPTS “It’s a bunny,” exclaims Adnan Racaj with delight. “No, it’s an elephant,” corrects his partner, Heidi Lempiö, as she unpacks a...

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