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welcome to section15.ca

April 9, 2009

section15.ca is a feminist website that focuses on economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights.

This site:

  • promotes women’s full rights and freedoms in Canada and around the world;
  • recognizes and celebrates women’s diversity; and
  • features articles and ideas dealing with equality as it relates to gender, race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age and both mental and physical disability.

Currently, section15.ca does not assign features, and only occasionally posts new blog entries.

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  • Seasonal Feature

  • November 11: Remembrance Day

    by Carolyn Gossage

    During World War One, women contributed significantly to the war effort on the home front in Canada. They laboured on farms, in offices and in factories. They filled jobs of men who enlisted, and took on new jobs in factories manufacturing war goods. They headed and kept families fed and clothed. By 1917, there were over 35,000 women working in munitions factories in Quebec and Ontario. But they weren’t allowed to wear pants on the job. read more