Issues and Advocacy 2020 

 


 

Special Edition: 

The 50th Anniversary of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women

 

 

Press Release

 

CFUW is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women Report that took place 50 years ago on this date. CFUW has created a press release that can be used by Clubs to urge people to reach out to CFUW to take part in women's advocacy and the fight for gender equality. See the document below.

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50th Anniversary on The Royal Commission on the Status of Women by Laura Marsden

 

Read the compelling article written by Lorna Marsden, Canadian sociologist, academic, and former politician. Ms. Marsden is the former President and Vice-Chancellor of both Wilfrid Laurier University and York University, who is also a former senator. She has written an article on the Royal Commission on the Status of Women and the fight for equality that has helped mobilize women over the past 50 years. This article accurately displays this movement and the historical background that influenced it, along with photos. Read the article below!

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Royal Commission on the Status of Women Video

 

Watch this video that includes highlights on the Royal Commission on the Status of Women and points out the significant contributions of CFUW.

 

Quiz: How much do you know about The Royal Commission on the Status of Women?

 

CFUW has put together a fun quiz to test your knowledge on how much you know about The Royal Commission on the Status of Women. Complete the quiz by December 11, 2020, to be entered in a draw to win a prize of CFUW merchandise. 

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