Past Events Recorded/OnDemand : 2020

(CFUW & GWI events in black text/white background; non-CFUW events in green, these relate to the mission of CFUW)

10
DEC
2020

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Event

Length: playlist of 1 minute videos 

Year Published: 2020

Description: CFUW Nanaimo partnered with Vancouver Island University Faculty Association Status of Women Committee on a multi-prong strategy to raise awareness in the community about the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence - the Bastion & VIU Art Galley were lit in orange, banners were hung, the Mayor issued a renewed proclamation, and created a playlist of 1-minute videos where community members expressed support for victims of gender-based violence.​

09
DEC
2020

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HUMAN RIGHTS vs XXI CENTURY CHALLENGES

Length: 1 hour 49 minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: HUMAN RIGHTS vs XXI CENTURY CHALLENGES" international virtual conference held in celebration of the International Human Rights Day.

07
DEC
2020

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The 50th Anniversary of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women Report

Length: 1 hour 37 minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell Lieutenant Governor of Ontario invites you to join her for an important dialogue as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada report and ensuring the unfinished business of equality of women and girls.

06
DEC
2020

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Virtual Vigil: 1989 Mass Shooting École Polytechnique in Montreal

Length: 10 minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: CFUW's Advocacy Coordinator had a virtual vigil, streamed live from the CFUW Facebook page.

04
DEC
2020

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CFUW Alberta Movie Night: The War At Home

Length: 44 minutes 

Year Made: 2016

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: Canada’s failure to help women flee partner violence. Canada’s troubling responses to domestic violence are exposed in a new documentary and how the judicial system fails when charging in cases of gender-based violence. Directed by: Shelley Saywell.

30
NOV
2020

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Impacts Of Covid On International Education And International Students

Length: X minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: link will be posted when recording available

Description: Member of Parliament Iqra Khalid in a discussion about the impact of the pandemic on international education, students and universities and its effects on research in Canada 

26
NOV
2020

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A National Kitchen Table Talk for Community and Well Being

Length: X minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: link will be posted when recording available

Description: Gathering to talk about what we have in common, our work towards our community and wellbeing  goals and how we can help each other by learning from each other some strategies, tactics or generating ideas for common events and tools.

24 & 25
NOV
2020

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Discussion: CFUW Mediation Report of June 2020

Length: X minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: link will be posted when recording available

Description: CFUW Communications Committee invites CFUW members to a conversation (information exchange and open discussion) on the CFUW Mediation Report of June 2020. Nov 24 & Nov 25 meetings had the same questions. This was via Zoom. Information about this meeting - click here

24
NOV
2020

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UN Beijing+25 and Generation Equality Advisory Working Group meetings

Length: X minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: link will be posted when recording available

Description: UN Beijing+25 and Generation Equality Advisory Working Group meetings (open to all, once a month on last Tuesday of the month). Details and registration information here.

23
NOV
2020

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NGO CSW/NY November Monthly Meeting on COVID-19 and Ending Violence Against Women

Length: 1 hour 57 minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: Speakers: Dubravka Šimonović, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women; Amanda Nguyen, CEO & Founder, Rise Now ; Pauline Kenmogne, Executive President, Association Femmes et Enfants (AFE) ; Rahaf Dandash , Caseworker, Anti-Racism Movement Lebanon

Click here to read Full Program

19
NOV
2020

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GWI Webinar: Education and COVID 19: What are teaching and schools to be like going forward?

Length: 1 hour 15 minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: This webinar is part of the GWI Fall 2020 International Advocacy Webinar Series “Putting the pieces together and raising women's voices in a changing world of advocacy” (password: GWI*member2020)

18
NOV
2020

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Webinar: Universal Basic Income – The Pathway to Inclusion

Length: 1 hour 12 minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: The UBI webinar explored the concept of Universal Basic Income in Canada. The event featuring Evelyn Forget, Chandra Pasma, Senator Kim Pate and Jessie Golem. Hosted by CFUW Guelph, the Council of Canadians Guelph Chapter, and the Guelph-based group Imagining a Different Future

12
NOV
2020

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GWI Webinar: How to Create a Strategic Advocacy Plan For Gender Based Violence

Length: 1 hour 3 minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: The "How to create a strategic Advocacy Plan for Gender-Based Violence" Webinar is part 4 of the GWI Fall 2020 International Advocacy Series "Putting the pieces together and raising women's voices in a changing world of advocacy" running from 22 October 2020 to 12 November 2020. (password: GWI*member2020)

06
NOV
2020

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CFUW Alberta Movie Night: Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada

Length: 87 minutes

Year Made: 2012

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: A National Film Board of Canada Production, written and directed by Karen Cho. Description: Feminism has shaped the society we live in. But just how far has it brought us, and how relevant is it today? This feature documentary zeroes in on key concerns such as violence against women, access to abortion, and universal childcare, asking how much progress we have truly made on these issues.

05
NOV
2020

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GWI Webinar: How to Create a Strategic Advocacy Plan For Today’s Distance Learning Challenges

Length: 1 hour 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: The "How to Create a Strategic Advocacy Plan For Today’s Distance Learning Challenges" Webinar is part 3 of the GWI Fall 2020 International Advocacy Series "Putting the pieces together and raising women's voices in a changing world of advocacy" running from 22 October 2020 to 12 November 2020. (password: GWI*member2020)

04
NOV
2020

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Webinar: CFUW Advocacy Town Hall Discussion

Length: X minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: Click to watch

Description: CFUW Advocacy Town Hall Discussion on how you can bring about change as a member of CFUW , current CFUW priorities, and a Q&A session. "Who Does What?" CFUW Advocacy Guidelines - click here.

04
NOV
2020

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Webinar Panel Discussion: Universal Basic Income

Length: 1 hour 3 minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: Click to watch

Description: WHY Basic Income- Inequities in our communities have been amplified due to the pandemic. Many Canadians are calling for a basic income as a better way to move forward for all A Basic income; provides Canadians with the ability to purchase more nutritious food; greater access to adequate housing; improves child development which leads to better educational attainment as well as ensuring positive psychological security. 

30
OCT
2020

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20 Years of UN Security Council Resolution 1325: The Link Between Peace and Gender Equity

Length: 1 hour 19 minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: UN Beijing+25 and Generation Equality Webinar. How the Beijing Women’s Conference Speaks to Us Today: PEACE “20 Years of UN Security Council Resolution 1325: The Link Between Peace and Gender Equity".

29
OCT
2020

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GWI Webinar: How to Become a Practicing GWI Advocate

Length: 1 hour 3 minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: The "How to Become a Practicing GWI Advocate" Webinar is part 2 of the GWI Fall 2020 International Advocacy Series "Putting the pieces together and raising women's voices in a changing world of advocacy" running from 22 October 2020 to 12 November 2020. (password: GWI*member2020)

27
OCT
2020

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UN Beijing+25 and Generation Equality Webinar: "Mobilizing Action for Impact: The Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action Compact

Length: 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Recording: Webinar Summary here

Description: At a global virtual event co-hosted by UN Women, the Governments of France and Mexico, in collaboration with civil society, Board and Catalytic Members were announced as part of the new Generation Equality Compact on Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action.

22
OCT
2020

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GWI Webinar: Advocacy 101 & the United Nations

Length: 1 hour 4 minutes 

Year Published: 2020

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: The "GWI Advocacy 101 and the United Nations" Webinar is part 1 of the GWI Fall 2020 International Advocacy Series "Putting the pieces together and raising women's voices in a changing world of advocacy" running from 22 October 2020 to 12 November 2020. (password: GWI*member2020)

22
OCT
2020

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SCR1235 TURNS 20: Time to Accelerate Action 

Length: 1 hour 37 minutes

Year Published: 2020

Link to Recording: click here 

Description: SCR1235 TURNS 20: Time to Accelerate Action (NGO CSW/NY October Monthly Meeting). Meeting Program here

21
OCT
2020

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Is it Time for a Basic Income in Canada?

Length: (42 min talk followed by Q&A)

Year Published: 2020

Link to Recording: Click here to watch

Description: CFUW Calgary and CFUW Calgary North (via Zoom) hosted a joint event: “Is it Time for a Basic Income in Canada?” presented by Elizabeth McLennan, leader of CACG Basic Income team, and Brian Dodd, co-founder of Basic Income Calgary. 

20
OCT
2020

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A Day of Action to Prevent Gun Violence

Length: 1 hour 13 minutes

Year Published: 2020

Link to Recording: click here

Description: Gun violence advocates from across Canada and the United States had a video event put on by the Canadian Doctors for Protection from Guns 

03
OCT
2020

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Length: 1 hour 10 minutes

Year Published: 2020

Link to Recording: click here 

Description: This town hall provided discussion space for young members to examine their GWI targets for the remainder of this triennial, with a keen focus on how global communities are fighting to emerge from the current COVID-19 crisis. Recording available to members here (password: GWI*member2020)