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Role of Women

Encyclopedias or Reference Books

The Canadian Encyclopedia:

Resources

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Online Articles

Using Information Databases, you will find articles published in magazines, newspapers and academic journals that you can’t find using the Internet.

*If you are using a computer that isn’t in the library, you’ll be asked to type in your library card number.

CBCA Complete

CBCA Complete indexes articles from Canadian and some American magazines and newspapers in all subject areas including current events, business, education, science  and medicine, art, law, and lifestyles, all with a Canadian focus. Remote access available.

  • Search "women and sex roles", "women and rights", "women and discrimination"

cbca complete

*If you are using a computer that isn’t in the library, you’ll be asked to type in your library card number.

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Remote access available.

  • You may search by word or phrase
  • Click on "View all Topics" tab and then click on Women's Issues to see collections of articles on topics related to women in Canada.

Canadian points of view

*If you are using a computer that isn’t in the library, you’ll be asked to type in your library card number.

Websites

Status of Women Canada
Status of Women Canada (SWC) is a federal government organization that promotes the full participation of women in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada. The page is providing access to news releases, some related statistics and descriptions of commemorative dates .

Human Rights Watch
The Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. The site provides a lot of information in its news, publications and multimedia sections. There is an option to browse by region, country or topic.

Nobel Women’s Initiative
The Nobel Women’s Initiative was established by six women Nobel Peace Prize Laureates to promote the work of women’s rights activists worldwide addressing the root causes of violence. The page provides news section, articles on related issues and links to other websites.
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