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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Women's Rights (1914-200) By: Rufaida. Maryam.FareedHistory : CHC2PODate:1/16/2015 In January 1916, Manitoba became the first province to allow women tovote in provincial election. And to be elected to the parliament , moreover during this year woman in Saskatchewan and Alberta were also granted the right to vote in provincial elections. In February 1930, Montreal Carnies Ray Wilson became the first woman to be elected to the Senate . This event change many individuals perspectives on women and further gave a chance towomen to prove themselves that woman's are just as equal as men are. 1960 Canada's Aboriginal people including women are granted the right to vote as in 1960 aboriginals territory was regarded essentially and different country under Indian act. Although lot of government policy effected them many arguments were raised on this issue whichultimately led them to be granted the right to vote In 1982,Canada passes the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Charter identifies the human rightsand fundamental freedoms inthe International Agreement. OnCivil and Political Rights, including the right to equivalent treatment under the law for men and women. In 1975 The UN hosts the Major World Conference on Women in Mexico City. Three purposes were recognized: gender equality and the exclusion of gender discrimination; and to increase influence by women towards supporting world peace. In 1956 Ottawa Canada the federal government adopts the female employees equal act. In order to fight discrimination within civil service this policy allowed woman to bepaid the same wage as men for similar work done. On June 27 1986 :The federal Employment Equity Act comes into power today.This act and requires employers to recognizeand eliminate any needless barriers, that overalllimit the employment chances of historicallydeprived groups.For example visible minorities,women, and Aboriginal persons. 1940 Quebec City became the last provinceto make it legal for women to vote. And to be eligible candidates throughhe act granting to women the right to vote. In 1994,The Federal Violence Against Women Act isapproved to supportvictims of rape and domestic violence. Moreover it provided funding toward investigationand the trial of fierce crimes against women specifically. On October 1929, Murphy and her associatesnick named the famous fives. Appealedto the privy council in Britainto change the decision made regarding women participation to the senate of Canada.And there you had it women can now vote inall provinces but Quebec, run for office, and can be appointed to the senate. 1960 Canada's Aboriginal people including women aregranted the right to vote. As in 1960, aboriginals territorywas regarded essentially and was considered as different country under Indian actAlthough, lot of government policy effected them manyarguments were raised on this issue which ultimately ledthem to be granted the right to vote.
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