Today March 8 is celebrated as International Women’s Day all over the world.
Canada’s theme chosen by Status of Women Canada is “Women’s Empowerment Leads to Equality”. If you’re on social media, you’re encouraged to encouraged to tag a woman who inspires you “#youareempowerment”.
The Osgoode Law Library has many academic and fiction materials on the subject of women, equality and empowerment. Search the library catalogue for databases, journals and books on this topic. There are also many landmark cases available in our law reports collection.
Here are some interesting reads and useful materials that may interest you:
- Celebrate International Women’s Day – Status of Women Canada
- Gender & the Law Research Guide – Osgoode Hall Law School Library
- Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Research Guide – York University Libraries
- Women in History – Law Library of Congress
- Step it Up for Gender Equality – United Nations
- International Women’s Day: A personal perspective – York University’s Vice Provost Students
Happy International Women’s Day 2016!