Encyclopedia of Reproductive Technologies Contributions are sought for a single volume encyclopedia on reproductive technologies, to be a combined sociological and technical reference where techniques, scientific and medical terms, etc., are contextualized within sociological and historical settings. The writing should be as accessible as possible, and contributions from a feminist perspective are sought, as well as from people of colour, lesbians and gay men, and the physically challenged. For more information contact Annette Burfoot, Sociology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, (613) 545-2162, Fax (613) 545-2871.

Women and Education

Spirals is a series of feminist research papers to publicize research results, conference proceedings, and other topics related to the women's movement and to feminist research. Published by the Women's Studies Program at the University of Ottawa, the goal of Spirals is to develop and disseminate feminist research in both the university and the community. In 1991 Spirals will publish a research paper in women and education. Submit papers to Spirals, Women's Studies Program 143 Seraphin Marion, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, (613) 564-4019.


Les femmes et le développement

Publié par le Programme en Études des femmes à l'Université d'Ottawa, Spirales se veut un outil de communication et de développement de la recherche féministe à l'université et au sein de la communauté. Les textes présentent des résultats d'études et d'actes de colloques. En 1991, les membres de Spirales préparent un numéro pour la série Colloques sur le thème des femmes et le développement. Veuillez faire parvenir les textes à Spirales, Programme en Études des femmes, 143 Seraphin Marion, Ottawa (Ontario) KIN 6N5, (613) 564- 4019.


International Council for Adult
Education Dame

Nita Barrow Award Fund

The ICAE created this award to honour Dame Nita Barrow (past-President of ICAE) and to recognize and support regional or national adult education organizations who have made a significant contribution to the empowerment of women in the adult education movement. The organization must show that women's participation has increased in leadership and decision-making roles and in planning and policy advisory positions, and that discussion of gender issues has been promoted and gender issues are included in all aspects of the organization. The award is open to organizations only. For more information or to forward nominations, contact Dame Nita Barrow A ward Fund, ICAE, 720 Bathurst Street, Suite 500, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2R4, (416) 588-1211, Fax, (416) 588-5725.

Ontario Federation of Labour
Annual Scholarship Fund

The OFL has created an annual scholarship to honour and remember the 14 women murdered in Montreal December 6,1989. In the amount of $2,000, the award is available to a female member of the Federation to attend the Labour College of Canada.

Montreal Assault Prevention Centre

The Centre has established a Aggression Prevention Scholarship fund in honour of the 14 women murdered in Montreal and to help make assault prevention more accessible to groups with special needs. Funds will be awarded to girls and women who cannot afford to take safety skills courses or to schools raising funds for assault prevention workshops. For more information, contact the Montreal Assault Prevention Centre, C.P. 237, Succ. Place du Parc, Montreal, Que., H2W 2M9, (514) 284-1212.

Canada Scholarships Program
Industry, Science and Technology Canada awards 2500 scholarships annually of $2,000 each to students from any province or territory who are entering first year studies in a post-secondary institution in science or a related field. A minimum of 50% of these scholarships must be given to female students. More information is available from the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, 151 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario, KIP 5Nl, (613) 563-1236.

Canadian Women's Foundation

CWF was established in 1989 to increase the funds available to help women across Canada achieve greater self-reliance and economic independence. Grants ranging in size from $2,000 to $20,000 are available for imaginative, results- orientated programs that seek to empower women and girls. CWF funds only registered charitable organizations, but applications from other organizations can be considered if submitted by a registered charity on behalf of that organization. CWF is especially interested in funding programs that address the needs of women and girls economically disadvantaged or at risk. For more detailed application guidelines, contact CWF, 48 St. Clair Avenue W., Suite 500, Toronto, Ontario, M4V 223, (416) 975-1703, Fax (416) 961-3543.

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