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Maryam Monsef: “Discrimination and gender stereotypes influence our daily lives”

Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, highlighted the slogan of “Equality Matters” and the importance of continuing the struggle for gender equality. In a statement on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2017, Monsef emphasized that “Canada has the potential to lead the world on this issue.” On March 8, 2017, Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, committed to “provide $650 ...

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Monsef announces new funding to help women who face “reproductive coercion”

Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, along with Anita Vandenbeld, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean announced on March 6, 2017 that Planned Parenthood Ottawa is receiving $285,000 for a three-year project to improve services for women in the Ottawa area who are “experiencing gender-based violence, in particular, violence related to sexual and reproductive coercion.”

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Brad Trost calls on government to cancel funding to the global abortion fund

Conservative Leadership Candidate and Saskatoon-University MP Brad Trost called on the Trudeau Government, today, to reverse its decision to make an initial contribution of $20 million to a Dutch government-initiated global abortion fund, and to embargo any additional funding for abortion. Trost also asked all Conservative leadership candidates to support his call for a cancellation of funding.

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Monsef opposes referendum on electoral reform because it is “too divisive”

The Special Committee on electoral reform will present on Thursday, December 1, 2016 its final report. The all-party committee was appointed to identify and conduct a study of viable alternate voting systems to replace the first-past-the-post system, as well as to examine mandatory voting and online voting, and to assess the extent to which the options identified could advance the ...

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