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…

Girls and Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

(Disponible en français: Les filles et les femmes dans les domaines de la science, de la technologie, du génie et des mathématiques) In recognition of International Day of the Girl, celebrated each year on October 11th, this HillNote explores the participation of girls and women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, commonly…

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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 (Disponible en français : Mise à jour: Les femmes au Parlement du Canada) 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…