New Feminist Ambassador Position Assigned in Canada

 
 
 

In Canada, a new ambassador position has been created to help accelerate women’s progress in the liberal country. A government position solely dedicated to women will help support specific issues that are often overlooked in the Canadian Parliament. This position was created as a result of a two-day summit in Montreal that brought various women together to discuss issues that affect them, such as gender-based violence and women’s political involvement.

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To learn about what the Canadian government is doing to assist women, click here.

 

Discussion Question:

Does your home country or city have a similar government position dedicated to women? If not, how is your government supporting (or not supporting) women’s rights?

 

Action Item:

Identify ways that your local government could get involved in women’s rights issues. When you’ve gathered enough facts and evidence, contact your local representative to voice your opinion.  

 

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