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Statements

November 17, 2023

Feminist Organizations Joint Appeal for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza

Submitted to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on November 17, 2023, by the Canadian Council of Muslim Women on behalf of a coalition of feminist, ...

December 15, 2020

Over half of Canadian women’s sector organizations forced to reduce or cancel vital services, new survey reveals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – According to a new survey conducted by YWCA Canada, Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of ...

November 15, 2020

Action Plan on Women in the Economy Taskforce Letter

Re: Action Plan on Women in the Economy Taskforce Dear Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Freeland, The economic downturn caused by this ...

October 14, 2020

Statement Regarding Speech from the Throne

The Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW-ICREF) wishes to acknowledge the important announcements that address women’s ...

June 30, 2020

Anti-Racism Statement

The Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW-ICREF) stands together with other activists and allies to call to end all ...

April 17, 2020

Proposal for Support to Equality Seeking Women’s Groups in Canada during the COVID 19 pandemic

Submitted to WAGE on April 17 2020byThe National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL/ANFD)&The Canadian Research Institute for the ...

April 6, 2020

Women in Canada and COVID-19

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on everyday life have already been extraordinary. From self-isolation and physical distancing to mass ...

June 6, 2019

MMIWG Statement from CRIAW-ICREF

The Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW-ICREF) stands in solidarity with Indigenous women and girls and call for an ...

March 8, 2019

New research shows women’s organizations need more core funding for advocacy

OTTAWA, March 8, 2019 – Recent research conducted by the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW-ICREF) found that ...