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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.

November 20, 2012 - 2:12pm •
Here are the Regional Council reports presented at the November 2012 Regional Council meeting, as well as the Council Committee Terms of Reference and the meeting minutes.
November 19, 2012 - 12:53pm •
Violence against women continues to be a serious issue in CanadaIt is estimated that 60% of Canadian women have suffered from physical or psychological violence at some time in their life.In 2007, nearly 40,200 incidents of spousal violence were reported to police. This represents about 12% of all police-reported violent crime in Canada.Between April 1, 2007 and March 31, 2008, approximately 101,000 women and children were admitted to 569 shelters in Canada.Take action!
November 13, 2012 - 3:19pm •
End the Cycle of Violence
November 5, 2012 - 10:42am •
Refuses to implement Supreme Court OrderA year ago this coming November 17, the Supreme Court ordered Canada Post to implement a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Order that it provide pay equity payments to thousands of employees and retirees who had been underpaid for decades.This should have ended a 30 year battle for equity and justice.But Canada Post is refusing to implement that order and is delaying payments to those who desperately need it.
September 28, 2012 - 3:11pm •
These vigils are meant to honour the more than 600 Aboriginal women that have been murdered or gone missing and to keep their memories alive. They are also meant to draw public attention to this horrific violence as a way to help end the assaults on native women.
August 29, 2012 - 1:05pm •
In Canada, women have the right to control over their own bodies. Now, a Conservative MP's motion could put serious limits on women's reproductive rights.MP Stephen Woodworth's motion M-312 calls for a special Parliamentary committee to review the definition of “human being” in the Criminal Code of Canada. If passed, the motion could undermine a woman's constitutional right to security of the person once she becomes pregnant.
August 7, 2012 - 10:07am •
May 31, 2012 - 12:24pm •
To all members and former members of the PSAC who are awaiting their pay equity payments from Canada PostSisters and Brothers,
May 22, 2012 - 12:41pm •
BC Women hit the floor at convention.  Last convention - women's issues did not get debated and it was great this year when women had a voice! Convention was emotional with Public Service Cuts announced on Monday Apr 30th, marching to Parliament Hill in protest on Tuesday May 1st, and
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am •
Here are the Regional Council reports presented at the March 2012 RC meeting, as well as the Council Committee Terms of Reference and the meeting minutes.

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