This interview focuses on Cleaners’ Action, an advocacy group founded in 1975 to support Portuguese cleaners.
Canadian women began mobilizing in anticipation of constitutional reform in 1980. After a series of mass actions, conferences and lobbying, women across Canada were successful in achieving significant amendments to the Section 15 equality rights by January 1981.
In this new Women Unite Interview Darlene Lawson and Deb Parent discuss the early history of creating crisis centres for women experiencing violence.
In April 1971. women from Canada and the United States met with Indochinese women to strategically collaborate