March 8th marks International Women’s Day, which recognizes women’s achievements and acknowledges the challenges they continue to face in the fight for gender equality. Explore the contributions women have made in Canada and around the world, learn more about the progress towards gender quality, and reflect on the barriers that remain to be broken through Scholars Portal’s services. For more information, visit the books, journals, and <odesi> platforms.
- Through feminist eyes: Essays on Canadian women’s history
- The bold and the brave: A history of women in science and engineering
- Women’s movements: Flourishing or in abeyance?
- Feminist history in Canada: New essays on women, gender, work, and nation
- Freedom for women: Forging the women’s liberation movement, 1953-1970
- Along a river: The first French-Canadian women
- Unsettled pasts: Reconceiving the west through women’s history
- Feminism in the news: Representations of the women’s movement since the 1960s
- Indigenous women and feminism: Politics, activism, culture
- Women and leadership: Transforming visions and diverse voices
- Opening doors winder: Women’s political engagement in Canada
- Fictional feminism: How American bestsellers affect the movement for women’s equality
- Women’s and men’s world history? Not yet.
- Implementing an integrated governance strategy: The quest for gender mainstreaming in Canada
- “You just felt the collective wind being knocked out of us”: The deinstitutionalization of feminism and the survival of women’s organizing in Canada
- The challenge of race: Rethinking the position of black women in the field of women’s history
- The role of law in promoting women in elite athletics: An examination of four nations
- Me, a woman and a leader: Positive social identity and identity conflict
- Women graduates and the workplace: Continuing challenges for academic women
- Masculinism and the antifeminist countermovement
- “Feminism rules! Now, where’s my swimsuit?” Re-evaluating feminist discourse in print media 1968-2008
- Women’s participation in entrepreneurial and political leadership: The importance of culturally endorsed implicit leadership theories
- “Oh, she’s so smart”: Girls’ complex engagements with post/feminist narratives of academic success
- Women’s leadership: Troubling notions of the “ideal” (male) leader
This poll seeks the opinion of Canadians on economic, political, and social issues, including women and equal rights.
Source: <odesi>, via Léger Marketing
This survey asks women across 28 EU members states about their experiences of various forms of violence, stalking, and sexual harassment, as well as the nature and consequences of the incidents.
Source: <odesi>, via the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
This cross-national survey asked respondents to comment on various topics related to the family and changing gender roles, such as working parents, division of housework, management of household income, sexual advances in the workplace, and relationships.
Source: <odesi>, via the International Social Survey Programme
GenderStats is an electronic database of gender statistics that provides a one-stop source of statistics and indicators disaggregated by gender.