Three developments that stood out for women in politics last week
By Nancy PeckfordApr. 2, 2018
International Women’s Day, women’s marches, gender budgets, peace and security, women in STEM (now STEAM), parental leave, better child care, as well as a global G7 focused on gender equality outcomes are so crucial.
Liberal MP Anita Vandenbeld, pictured last Monday night at the first Women on the Hill reception. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—As we bring a close to the month long events marking International Women’s Day, these three developments stood out this past week.
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