WOMEN'S EDUCATION DES
FEMMES, a feminist connection to the world of learning and
education, is published quarterly by the Canadian Congress for Learning
Opportunities for Women. CCLOW is a national, nonprofit organization promoting
feminist education and the empowerment of women.
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For this general issue perusal of the barriers that girls and women
still experience in accessing education in this country (and why are
articles on this topic still so easy to collect?), we are grateful for
the informative and insightful contributions of Marie Barton, Stephanie
Garrow, Janice Gingell, Monique Hébert, June Larkin, Dorothy
MacKeracher, Nilima MandaI Girl, Sandra Monteath, Margot Schenk, Nathalie
Stephens, and Lynda Stokes. Poetry is by Helene Blais, Catherine Lake,
and Annette LeBox; original illustrations were contributed by Fran Thoburn.
For dedicated and selfless work in producing the index to volume
10 in this issue, Lara Morris and Dianne Palachik are sincerely thanked.
Nathalie Stephens' volunteered time in producing the Resources/Ressources
Section is also greatly appreciated. CCLOW acknowledges the continuing
financial support of the Women's Program, Secretary of State.
Books About the Power of Woman-Positive Literacy Work
The power of woman-positive literacy work:
Program-based action research
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the background, research process, description of each program, its community
and woman-positive activity
Women in literacy speak: The power of
woman-positive literacy work
$15 or $10* + $2 handling
materials written by students and staff, five analytical articles, a policy
paper, a story suitable for curriculum, and a summary of the research process,
collaborative analysis and recommendations.
Listen to women in literacy: The power of
woman-positive literacy work
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designed for use by intermediate and advanced students in adult literacy and
basic education programs.
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readers are invited to submit articles, ideas, poetry, humor, commentary,
reviews, resources, photographs, illustrations or graphics. Send submissions to
the Editor, WEdf, 47 Main Street, Toronto, Ontario, M4E 2V6, or fax them to
416/699-2145. Material that is sexist, racist, classiest, homophobic, ableist,
ageist or which is oppressive in any other way will not be accepted for
publication. Submitter who wish their material returned should include a
stamped, self-addressed envelope. Writer's guidelines are available.
interest of the widest distribution and use of information, WEdf encourages
readers to reproduce material from the magazine for the purposes of education
and learning. For other purposes of reproduction, such as reprinting material
in another publication, permission must be requested from the Editor.
The cover design is a
result of the new- found illustrating talents of Fran Thoburn.