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CFUW 2020 Written Statement

CFUW submitted a written statement to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women's 64th Annual Meeting in 2020 that summarizes our commitments to advancing the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. At this 25-year point of reflection, the Canadian Federation of University Women joins the collective global voice of women’s non-governmental organizations in urging member states to take decisive and substantive action toward achieving both the objectives of the Beijing Declaration and the targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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CFUW 16 Days of Activism Against Gender based Violence Toolkit

CFUW has prepared a 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Toolkit with tips on how to get involved in the campaign. From November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to December 10th, International Human Rights Day, let’s help put an end to violence against women and girls. The toolkit includes an article on the 30th Anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre. It discusses key themes on the topic of gender-based violence.

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CFUW Gender Lens Article Research

CFUW has published an article that includes helpful tips and recourses for how CFUW members can apply a gender lens to their research. Using a gender lens is essential for the advancement of gender equality because it allows for greater insight into social issues. A gender lens raises questions of why social processes, standards, and opportunities differ systematically between men, women, and gender diverse people.

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