Category Archives: Women

Viola Desmond and CMHR- new $10 bill

| | Posted in Indigenous, news, Racism, Women

Advocates of Human rights and women’s issues have reason to celebrate the release of the new $10 Canadian banknote, featuring Viola Desmond and Winnipeg’s Canadian Museum for Human Rights. “With it’s new vertical design ,we Manitobans will be taking a frequent look at this exciting new addition to our wallets. A picture of the courageous Viola […]

Breaking Bread Potluck

| | Posted in events, Immigration, Women

Sunday, March 4, 2018 Breaking Bread Potluck Manitobans for Human Rights, in partnership with Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan invite you to our Breaking Bread Potluck Fundraiser in commemoration of International Women’s Day Celebrate International Women’s Day with friends, have fun and support education for women and girls in Afghanistan 500 Tache Avenue, St. Boniface, Wpg, MB Sunday, March […]

Women’s Equality Week

| | Posted in events, news, Women

PROVINCE PROCLAIMS THIRD WEEK IN JANUARY WOMEN’S EQUALITY WEEK The Manitoba government is promoting gender equality and highlighting women’s achievements in the province by proclaiming the third week in January Women’s Equality Week, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for status of women, announced today. “This is our second year celebrating Women’s Equality Week […]

Tireless volunteerism

| | Posted in Immigration, news, Women

Check out this story in the Winnipeg Free Press about Surekha Joshi, and her being recognized for outstanding contribution as a volunteer. A woman who has spent more than 25 years tirelessly promoting Indian culture in Winnipeg has been named the recipient of the India Association of Manitoba’s 2017 Unsung Hero award. Surekha Joshi received […]