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News and information related to women's equality and women's rights. Here is information about PSAC BC Regional Womens Committees and information about the PSAC Women's Program.

May 7, 2013 - 10:07am •
These conferences are an opportunity for our members to continue the important work of maintaining and improving the militancy and activism of the Union in the struggle to improve the human rights and working conditions of all PSAC members.
March 19, 2013 - 12:24pm •
PSAC is calling on the government to recognize that austerity isn't working – Canadians have lost services they need and job cuts are hurting the economy. You can't create jobs and prosperity by cutting jobs and services.
March 11, 2013 - 10:48am •
International Women's Day arrives this year as the Conservative government wages war on women’s and workers' rights.
March 7, 2013 - 7:28am •
The PSAC BC Regional Women's Conference will be held under the theme "PSAC BC Women Hold More Than Half the Sky", May 3,4,5 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel, Richmond BC. All PSAC women in BC are encouraged to apply!
March 5, 2013 - 12:28pm •
International Women's Day is coming up soon and we thought we would highlight a booklet produced by the PSAC Programs Section which outlines some of the negative effects the Conservative government's policies have on women in Canada.
March 5, 2013 - 9:05am •
International Women's Day is March 8th. PSAC Women in BC are hosting or participating in events around the Province - here's a list at our events calendar.Did we miss something? Email BraggP@psac-afpc.com and we'll add it to the calendar.
February 7, 2013 - 1:17pm •
A busy few months for PSAC Women. Towards the end of 2012 we had our National Equity meetings. It was wonderful to be a part of this as we formulated the first National Human Rights Conference for next fall. 
January 29, 2013 - 10:11am •
PSAC National President Robyn Benson appeared before the Standing Committee on the Status of Women Jan. 29 on sexual harassment in the federal public service. She told the committee the difficult and protracted complaint process may keep victims from filing complaints. Benson asked for improvements in the complaint process and for the government to reaffirm its commitment to eliminating sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination and violence against women, and for a national action plan on violence against women
January 17, 2013 - 12:28pm •
One in Three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. One billion women violated is an atrocity. One billion women dancing is a revolutionOn V-Day’s 15th Anniversary, 14 February 2013, we are inviting one billion women and those who love them to walk out, rise up, and demand an end to this violence. One Billion Rising will move the earth, activating women and men across every country. V-Day wants the world to see our collective strength, our numbers, our solidarity across borders.

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Upcoming Women Events

Prince George Regional Women's Committee meeting September 10, 2018 • Prince George
Vancouver Regional Womens Committee meeting September 19, 2018 • Vancouver
Prince George Regional Women's Committee meeting October 15, 2018 • Prince George
Unions Work for Women October 25, 2018 • Victoria
Vancouver Regional Womens Committee meeting November 21, 2018 • Vancouver

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