Social Issues | June 2019   
Every Woman's Place for Support, Connections and Community.
Community Events


Monday, July 15
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Women's Centre of Calgary
39 4 St NE
 
Join us to learn about the Blackfoot First Nation women and their status within the Blackfoot community.
 
Free child minding is available. 
 

Tuesday, July 16
5:30 - 8:00 pm
Women's Centre of Calgary
39 4 St NE

The Women's Centre of Calgary and We Should Know Each Other are teaming up to offer an opportunity for all women in our city to get to know each other, share stories and create new connections. Join us for an evening of networking and community-building.

Free child minding is available.































































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Indigenous Issues

These Calls for Justice call on governments, industries, institutions, and all Canadians to be a part of combating violence against Indigenous women and girls 
    
Indigenous leaders weigh in on how every person can contribute
 
 
Environment
Promoting gender equality a 'crucial contribution' in effort to restore, protect our planet's oceans
Women engage in all aspects of ocean interaction, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level  
 
 
Women as climate action ambassadors in coastal districts of India's Odisha State
Structural inequalities mean that women experiencing poverty, children, seniors and people with disabilities are most impacted by the climate crisis 
Children and Youth

"One in five children between five and nine have already attended their first march or protest about something they care about" 
    
 
Equality and Representation

Amy Westervelt developed the Invisible Labour Calculator to help women determine the market value of their uncompensated labour

Considering intersecting forms of oppression is necessary when advocating for a more inclusive approach to feminism

Miscellaneous
We would like to acknowledge that the Women's Centre is situated on the traditional
 
territories of the Treaty 7 First Nations people and is also home to M├ętis Nation of Alberta, Region III.