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We believe that women’s rights must be an election issue, and we are calling on all federal parties to make meaningful commitments to change women’s lives for the better, in Canada and abroad.

Rwandan Government Photo
These women are among the participants in Rwanda's 2013 National Dialogue Council, which brings together legislators and civil society members in the parliament building in the country's capital, Kigali. Women occupy most of the seats in Rwanda's parliament.
Claudette Dumont-Smith, Paulette Senior, Julie Delahanty
Published: Thursday, 11/06/2014 10:11 pm EST
Last Updated: Thursday, 11/13/2014 9:56 am EST

We are part of the Alliance for Women’s Rights, a network of close to 100 Canadian organizations: unions, women’s rights organization, aboriginal groups and NGOs. We have come together in the Up for Debate campaign, launched this week on Parliament Hill. We are asking federal political leaders to commit to a debate on women’s issues before the next federal election.

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