This interview focuses on the founding of Toronto Wages for Housework in 1975 and its organizing principles, networks, and campaigns.
Month: July 2021
Portuguese Workers & Cleaners’ Action 1975
This interview focuses on Cleaners’ Action, an advocacy group founded in 1975 to support Portuguese cleaners.
Women’s Equality & the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
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.
Creating Crisis Centres for Women
In this new Women Unite Interview Darlene Lawson and Deb Parent discuss the early history of creating crisis centres for women experiencing violence.
Toronto Indochinese Women’s Conference 1971
In April 1971. women from Canada and the United States met with Indochinese women to strategically collaborate