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CFUW Celebrates Earth Day!

For the eighth feature in the sustainable development goals (SDG) series, CFUW International Committee celebrates Earth Day. Through this piece the committee shares with members meaningful reflections on the state of our environment and the urgency to act. They also discuss the interconnection between the environment and gender equality by focusing on the Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls, which was this year's United Nations Commission on the Status of Women's Priority Theme.

You can access the series here.

 


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UNCSW

April 11, 2018 - Great success for CFUW at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW62) in New York! CFUW actively engaged with the Commission's Priority theme: "Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls". Our delegates also created meaningful connections and engaged in several discussions focusing on advancing gender equality with non-government organizations (NGO), government and partners. To find out about CFUW's participation at the UNCSW62 and read about our delegates experience consult the UNCSW62 Report HERE.

You can also access our oral statement presented at the general discussion here.

 


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Overview of the 2018 Federal Budget

March 26, 2018 - CFUW has prepared an overview of and our response to the Federal Budget 2018, in the context of what this budget is doing for women across Canada to reduce gender inequalities, and to respond to our key priorities and concerns.

Click here to access our overview of the Federal Budget 2018.

 


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