Campus l Off Campus
The annotated links provided on this page are
external. You will exit the WCWI website by clicking any of the
links listed below.
Issue Network (WIN). Run by undergraduates,
WIN offers a safe space on campus; it also coordinates many events
throughout the year.
. Sponsors events and provides confidential
counselling and mediation services for those suffering harrassment
or discrimination on the basis of race or gender -- or for other
human rights issues.
Centre for Women's Studies and Feminist Research. Through the work of Women's Caucus, the Centre was established
in 1987, and is jointly sponsored by the Faculties of Arts and Social
Women's Studies: Weldon Library -- a fantastic research resource, both for holdings on campus and
links on the web!! Includes an excellent background on International
Ad hoc Equity Issues Committee and Social Justice-For
more information please contact the Society
of Graduate Students.
Voice - Giving Voice is a bi-monthly publication based
in London, Ontario that celebrates the lives, work and accomplishments
of women. Each edition contains a feature story of a social
agency and an artist. Other sections include spirituality
and a forum where women can reflect. For more information
Library of Canada - Celebrating Women's Achievements: an excellent
source celebrating "a selection of Canadian women who have
made outstanding contributions. Each woman's life and achievements
are described, followed by a list of suggested readings.
and Special Collections-The Canadian Women's Movement Archives:
This site is maintained by the University of Ottawa Library. "The
Canadian Women's Movement Archives is a valuable resource for the
study of "second wave" feminism in Canada. Founded in
1977 by feminist activists."
Action Committee on the Status of Women:
WCWI serves as a liason between many women's organizations
outside the university and the community of Women at Western including
the National Action Committee on the Status of Women. "The
National Action Committee on the Status of Women (NAC) is the largest
feminist organization in Canada. A coalition of more than 700 member
groups, NAC has been fighting for women's equality for 27 years."
Women's Directorate: this site is maintained by the Government
of Ontario. It offers various programs and information available
to women residing in Ontario.
of Parliament-Women's Right to Vote in Canada: This chronological
list of dates documents the implementation of women's right to vote
Ontario-Disabled Women's Network Ontario: "DAWN Ontario
is a progressive, volunteer-driven, feminist organization promoting
social justice, gender equality, human rights & the advancement
of equality rights of disAbled women through education, research,
advocacy, coalition-building, resource development, and information
& communication technology."
Canadian Women's Virtual Information Centre:"Womennet.ca,
the Canadian Women's Information Centre, helps women respond to
challenges and improve their quality of life. Whether they are working
outside the home or parenting, on their own or with a spouse, young,
middle-aged or elderly, women face challenges. Womennet.ca is the
site to turn to for information and resources to help women take
charge of their lives."
International-Listen to the Women:
This site offers "profiles of women human rights activists
around the world, and the Amnesty International members who help
safeguard these women’s right to carry out their important
: That nonprofit site provides information on tenants' rights,
research on discrimination against women, finding affordable
housing, apartment security, child safety and local community