International Women’s Day 2019: A Reflection on Women, Gender Equality and the 42nd Parliament

You may also wish to consult other HillNotes in honour of International Women’s Day (Disponible en français : La Journée internationale des femmes 2019 : une réflexion sur les femmes, l’égalité des sexes et la 42e législature) Women’s participation in Canadian politics and in the Parliament of Canada is longstanding. Over 100 years ago, women…

International Women’s Day: Understanding Gender-Responsive Budgeting

You may also wish to consult other HillNotes in honour of International Women’s Day (Disponible en français : Journée internationale des femmes : Comprendre la budgétisation sensible à la sexospécificité) International Women’s Day – observed every year on March 8th – provides Canadians with an opportunity to reflect on women’s achievements and to promote the advancement…

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Update – Women in Canada’s Parliament

You may also wish to consult other HillNotes in honour of International Women’s Day Note: This publication was updated in March, 2019: International Women’s Day 2019: A Reflection on Women, Gender Equality and the 42nd Parliament In 1921, Agnes Macphail was the first woman to be elected to Canada’s House of Commons and the only…