Women’s Committee Links
Below are some links to websites and articles that you may find of interest:
Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC – The plan for $10 a day child care.”
Women in View (Canada) A non-profit organization dedicated to fostering greater racial and gender equity on screen and behind-the-scenes of Canadian media, entertainment, and digital industries.
Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media – The only research-based organization working within the media and entertainment industry to engage, educate, and influence the need for gender balance, reducing stereotyping and creating a wide variety of female characters for entertainment targeting children 11 and under.
Women in Film & TV Vancouver A member driven not for profit society whose main objectives are: to further the artistic and professional development of women in the Canadian screen-based media community; and to recognize and promote the artistic and professional contributions of women in the Canadian screen-based media community and in the community at large.
Care2 Make a Difference (click on ‘Women’ tab top of page)
Because I Am A Girl– A global initiative to end gender inequality, promote girls’ rights and lift millions of girls – and everyone around them – out of poverty. Girls’ rights are human rights.
One Billion Rising Movement – Global calling for an end to violence against women and girls
Bechdel Test Used to identify gender bias in film
Bechdel Test The Video
The Oscars and the Bechdel Test (An update to the Bechdel Test)
The Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights-a non-profit human rights organization dedicated to the promotion and defense of internationally recognized worker rights in the global economy.
Half the Sky Movement– Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Miss Representation Documentary film by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, explores how the media’s misrepresentations of women have led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence.