Women

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  • Here are entered works related to women's issues or women's rights, as well as works with a special focus on women as a group.

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  • PAASH 2020 edition

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    Women

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      Women

      • UF Status of women
      • UF Women's rights
      • UF Women's issues

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      28 Archival description results for Women

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      G-2024-002 · Accession · 1990-2011
      Part of Northwest Territories. Department of the Executive fonds

      Records include reports, correspondence, briefing materials, work plans, meeting minutes and training material related to Gender Based Analysis and women's shelters, as well as correspondence and financial reports from the Status of Women Council. There are also records related to strategies for reducing family violence, including minutes of the Coalition Against Family Violence; the NWT Action Plan on Family Violence; the Government of the Northwest Territories Response to the NWT Action Plan on Family Violence (2003-2008): A Framework for Action; and a report on the results of a survey on family violence.

      Northwest Territories. Department of the Executive. Women's Advisory
      351 · Fonds · 1984-2002

      Records include minutes from Council meetings, correspondence, documentation relating to strategic planning, publications, and files related to the "From Dark to Light: Regaining a Caring Community" project. The publications include annual reports, reports about the Council, the "From Dark to Light" handbooks, reports on pension reform, spousal assault and pornography, an equality for women action plan, an informational pamphlet on the women's secretariat, promotional leaflets with photographs of women in communities, a booklet of stories written by women who were helped by shelters called Untold Stories 2, and several issues of the Northern Women Talk newsletter.

      Northwest Territories. Status of Women Council of the NWT (1988-present)

      Records date from 1985 to 2002 and includes reports about the Council, as well as published reports on pension reform, spousal assault and pornography. Also included is an equality for women action plan, an informational pamphlet on the women's secretariat, promotional leaflets with photographs of women in communities, a booklet of stories written by women who were helped by shelters called Untold Stories 2, and several issues of the Northern Women Talk newsletter.

      G-2007-064 · Accession · [1984-1992]
      Part of Northwest Territories. Department of the Executive fonds

      The records, including reports, decision papers, briefing notes and correspondance, document the relationship of the Women's Advisory to the Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, as well as the restructuring of the Women's Advisory in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

      Northwest Territories. Department of the Executive. Women's Advisory
      126 · Fonds · 1989

      This fonds consists of recordings of the various sessions of the 13th annual conference of the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women. The original recordings are on 32 audio cassettes which have been copied to DAT audio tape.

      Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
      324 · Fonds · 1978-1979

      This fonds consists of approximately 4 cm of textual material produced by the Status of Women Committee and the ad hoc committee. The materials include: minutes of meetings; correspondence; copies of department submissions; recommendations of ad hoc committee members; a copy of the Plan of Action report and the response of the Executive; and materials from the "Breaking New Ground" Conference.

      Northwest Territories. Status of Women Committee (1976-1979?)
      156 · Fonds · 1973-1976

      This fonds consists of 6 cm of textual material including: correspondence and minutes of the Northwest Territories Status of Women Action Committee; newsletters; reports and news clippings from the 1973 Northwest Territories Status of Women Conference; reports and minutes concerning the 1975 Yellowknife Women's Festival; poster orders; and reports on progress made and issues of interest.

      Northwest Territories Status of Women Action Committee
      G-2003-005 · Accession · 1975-1976
      Part of Northwest Territories. Department of the Executive fonds

      The records date from 1975-1976. The first reel is a recording of a board meeting from 1976. Discussion involves representation from the GNWT, the federal government, the Northern Canada Power Commission (the predecessor to the NWT Power Corporation), the Canada Mortgage and Housing Commission (CMHC), and the Northern Transportation Company Ltd. (NTCL). Subjects include housing in Inuvik, the level of postal service in Yellowknife, runway conditions, and tailings ponds. Included is a discussion of the functions of the Treasury Board Secretariat led by Gary Mullins. In addition the board discusses GNWT staff housing, an Arctic Air Symposium, a task force on northern business, and airport manager training in the NWT, the viability of Arctic Bay, the creation of the road to Nanisivik from Arctic Bay, and the lead-zinc mine opened by Cominco on Little Cornwallis Island. The second reel features a panel discussion on the the status of women and the International Year of Women in the NWT in which the impact of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women (1967) and its effect on the creation of the NWT Status of Women Action Committee is discussed. This also includes background on the National Action Committee (NAC) and the look ahead to the International Year of Women (1975).

      372 · Fonds · July 1977

      This fonds consists of one reel of colour 8 mm film (original master) of what was likely the Native Women's Association of the NWT first conference, held in July 1977. The film, approximately 175 feet in length, runs ten minutes. The film was transferred to Betacam (archival master) in 1997.

      Native Women's Association of the NWT
      G-2008-007 · Accession · 1983-1992
      Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Justice fonds

      Records include discussion papers and agreements related to the transfer of Corrections and the Land Titles function to the Department. There are also minutes, activity reports and annual reports from the Legal Services Board, correspondence and reports from the Special Advisor on Gender Equality in the Justice system that conducted a gender equality review for the Department of Justice, as well as discussion papers, and notes from public consultations in the Baffin and Hay River that were held about gender equality. In addition, there are several negotiation, policy and meeting files related to the service agreement between the Government of the Northwest Territories and Royal Canadian Mounted Police. There is also discussion paper about Victims of Crime, Ministerial briefing notes, issue files and research material concerning the Task Force on Legal Aid and development of Human Rights legislation in the NWT.

      Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Policy and Planning division
      Sanavisak Guild fonds
      107 · Fonds · 1965-1984

      This fonds consists of 79 colour photographs that were in an album compiled by members of the Sanavisak Guild in Pine Point. The accession also contains the minutes of a meeting held on September 8, 1965 to discuss the formation of the guild; two guild newsletters, one from March 1982 and the other from 1983; and the programme for the guild's 10th Anniversary dinner and dance. The photographs document many of the activities of the Sanavisak Guild in Pine Point between 1969 and 1984. The majority of the images are well identified. Activities depicted include craft and bake sales, Christmas parties and floats decorated by the guild for the annual Pine Days parade and celebrations.

      Sanavisak Guild
      161 · Fonds · 1968-1974

      This fonds consists of 4.4 cm of textual records and 8 photographs generated by the Yellowknife Toastmistress Club from its foundation in 1968 until early 1974, although the majority of the records only go to 1972. The records include bylaws, correspondence, minutes, financial records, guides and manuals, member lists, agendas, newsletters, and a scrapbook.

      Yellowknife Toastmistress Club
      N-1993-027 · Accession · 1968

      The records consist of one report, "My Summer with the N.C.W.I", prepared by Gladys Vear in 1968. Ms. Vear's report discusses trips to Aklavik, Fort McPherson, Inuvik, Reindeer Station, Tuktoyaktuk, Fort Good Hope, Fort Norman [Tulita], Yellowknife, Coppermine [Kugluktuk] and Fort Providence. The report contains information about various women's groups already in existence in some of these communities.

      Federated Women's Institutes of Canada