Women's Rights

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Historical events regarding women's rights in Canada

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Women's Rights
1 1928- First women in the olympics (Amsterdam) for track and feild
1.1 The Matchless Six (Six Women Runners)
1.1.1 Jean Thompson fourth place in the 800 m
1.1.2 Bobbie Rosenfeld scored more points for her country than any other athlete at the Game, male or female. silver for the 100 meter fifth place in the 800 meter
1.1.3 Ethel Smith
1.1.4 Mrytle Cook disqualified after two false starts: 100m Gold medal in 4x100m
1.1.5 Ethel Catherwood set a new world record of 1.60 metres with her medal Canada's women's team became the world's track and field champion. Gold in women's high jumps
1.1.6 Florence Bell
1.1.7 Canada's Frist and most famous track team
1.2 Society had a Steroetype
1.2.1 Women shouldn't participate in sweaty sports Made them no-longer the stereotypical female unhealthy consequences of vigorous physical activity on the female body
1.2.2 Figure Skating was ideal Not sweaty Graceful Doll-Like
1.3 Imposed of men territory
1.3.1 Felt as though they owned a certain part
1.3.2 Felt threatened
2 1991-Present: Women in politics
2.1 Kathleen Wynne
2.1.1 First Female Premier Paved way for future Female Premier's
2.1.2 implemented full day kindergarten
2.1.3 More opportunities for high schoolers
2.1.4 25th Premier Took many premiers before the first female
2.2 Women Voted
2.2.1 Women supportive of women Want to see women prevail
2.2.2 Took more part in Politics Ran for Premier and Prime Minister First Female premier Kethleen Wynne
2.2.3 Encouraged by the Equal Voice Supported women action
2.3 Equal Voice
2.3.1 Founded in 2001 Includes, British Columbia, Alberta (south and north), Ontario (Toronto and Ottawa), Saskatchewan, three of the four Atlantic provinces (Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and New Brunswick) Promotes the Election of Women
2.3.2 5 Pillars of Activity/Focus Equipping women to run Encouraging/supporting/defending elected women 3/Engaging with political parties Establishing/honing partnerships with relevant stakeholders Enhancing organizational capacity
3 1967-The Royal Commission on the status of women
3.1 promotes gender equality
3.1.1 Women payed equal
3.2 works with its many partners to advance women’s and girls’ full participation in all aspects of Canadian life.
3.2.1 Further advancements for women rights
3.3 instituted by Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson on 3 February 1967,
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