Research Websites and Newsletters Subject Areas
- Aboriginal, First Nations, Métis & Inuit Women
- Economic Policy and Impacts
- Public Policy
- Social Policy
- Violence Against Women
- Women and Leadership
Aboriginal, First Nations, Métis & Inuit Women
Research and policy information reports and links on topics and issues concerning Aboriginal (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) women including Sisters in Spirit.
As the national voice of Inuit women, Pauktuutit advocates through research publications and projects on topics including residential schooling, abuse, economic development, early childhood development, and sexual health (HIV/AIDS).
A link to publications from CRRU, a policy and research oriented facility that focuses on early childhood education and child care (ECEC) and family policy in Canada and internationally.
Economic Policy and Impacts
Independent, non-partisan institute researching social, economic, and environmental justice issues. CCPA Senior Researcher Armine Yalnizyan identified the Growing Gap caused by neo-liberal economic policies.
Platform for information, knowledge, and networking on gender and climate change.
Reports on quality of life of Canadians, and promotes a dialogue on how to improve it through evidence-based policies that are responsive to the needs and values of Canadians.
Research and analysis on equality rights in policy areas such as social benefits, criminal justice, reproductive rights, and violence against women.
Campaign 2000 works to increase public awareness of the levels and consequences of child/family poverty by publishing research on the indicators of child poverty and developing public education resources.
An arm's length advisory body to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development. Provides research on the National Anti-Poverty Strategy, welfare incomes, poverty and First Nations, Métis and Inuit children and youth.
National Council of Welfare, 1998-2007
Link to Poverty Profile publications from the National Council of Welfare. Includes information on poverty trends in Canada by family type and province, as well as on children living in poverty.
CCSD, Katherine Scott, 2009
Current federal, provincial, and territorial approaches to poverty reduction, alleviation and eradication and critical issues moving forward.
Reports Canada tracks government and non-government public policy reports from Canadian institutions. Categorized by date, location and subject.
Bilingual non-profit social policy and research organization focusing on poverty, social inclusion, disability, cultural diversity, child well-being, employment and housing.
Free weekly e-newsletter compiling articles on social issues and research in Canada and U.S. Focus on poverty, violence, economic security and Aboriginal issues.
Social policy and anti-poverty research publications including work on income security, WITB, social assistance reform and poverty in recessions from John Stapleton.
Violence Against Women
Community-centred action research on violence against women and children in the areas of Healthy relationships, the impact of violence on health and well being and gender inequality.
Extensive database of reports and good practices by country, type of measure, form of violence, year, and keyword.
Women and Leadership
Holds workshops and other events to educate women about politics and leadership skills. Has the longest-running non-partisan Women’s Campaign School in Canada, which has run yearly in Vancouver, BC since 1999.
A multi-media project that takes a non-partisan look at the systemic exclusion of women in politics in Canada and abroad by documentary filmmaker, Sandy Mayzell.
Federation of Canadian Municipalities, June 2009
Gives women considering running for municipal office an understanding of the job, as well as provide tips and strategies for running a campaign. Includes additional resources and province-specific legislation and information.
A national organization with Chapters across Canada, Equal Voice promotes the election of more women to all levels of Government by offering programs and events to women of all ages.
Free online campaign school developed by Equal Voice with practical tools for women of all ages and backgrounds interested in running for public office. The Deep Roots, Strong Wings initiative provides resources for Aboriginal women seeking leadership roles. A Train the Trainer course provides women with the information and tools required to organize their own campaign school.
Tracks the progress of women in electoral politics world wide.