Latest report on women’s rights in B.C.

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The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, or CEDAW, was adopted in 1979 by the UN General Assembly. Often described as an international bill of rights for women, it defines what constitutes discrimination against women and sets up an agenda for national action to end such discrimination. Last week, West Coast LEAF released its sixth annual report card on women’s rights in B.C. Click the link to see how our province fared (hint, it’s not good).