CAUT Statement on International Women’s Day 2013

Jim Turk at CAUT sent the following message around and asked that we circulate it:

On this year’s International Women’s Day, we celebrate the social, political and economic advances of women in Canada and around the world. But we also commit to continue challenging all forms of discrimination, exploitation, and violence against women.

Even though there have been tremendous gains since the first International Women’s Day in 1911, systemic forms of discrimination still leave women more susceptible to violence and exploitation.

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