Celebrate Gender Equality Week 2020 with us!
To mark Gender Equality Week, we’re hosting a special virtual convening from September 22 - 24! Join us for three days of diverse multi-day programming led by experts in advocacy, education, policy development, research, programming and more. Exchange expertise, experiences and lessons learned with some of the sharpest minds in gender equality and global health. Learn more here.
How are you marking UNGA75?
It’s the 75th anniversary of the United Nations! It’s also the first ever virtual UN General Assembly (UNGA) with nation states, civil society organizations, activists and private sector partners convening online from September 15 - 30. What are you doing to mark UNGA75? Please share your organization's UNGA plans with CanWaCH by emailing Aminata Wurie, Global Partnerships Officer.
10 gender equality terms explained
There are some important conversations happening in Canada and around the world about gender equality and LGBTQ+ rights. Whether you're seeking to engage more in those discussions or to better understand the key issues, here are 10 key terms you might have heard about gender and what they mean.
Mark your calendars for the Canadian Global Health Students & Young Professionals Summit!
CanWaCH is proud to be a partner of the 7th annual Canadian Global Health Students & Young Professionals Summit (GHSYPS), taking place virtually on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The call for abstracts is now open ahead of the Summit!
Save the date! Join us for the CanWaCH AGM on November 24, 2020
On November 24 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST, CanWaCH is hosting our Annual General Meeting (AGM) virtually and we want to see you there! The AGM will feature engaging speakers, opportunities to network and the business meeting. Stay tuned for more information.
Members and Associates: Renewal period is coming up!
Please note that membership renewal notices will be sent out on October 1, 2020, and that membership fees are due November 1, 2020. Members must be in good standing in order to vote at the CanWaCH AGM in November. For more information, please contact Nicole Jamrozinski, Senior Program Coordinator.
Articles & Publications
Midwives save lives through thick and thin, Global Affairs Canada
COVID-19 undermining breastfeeding, The Whig
Responding to COVID-19: Global Accountability Report - March to May 2020, Doctors Without Borders
Neglected Tropical Diseases: Canadians Making Progress In Global Health Goals, Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR)
HealthBridge Vietnam launches a new health and gender equality project, HealthBridge Canada
With breastfeeding and kangaroo mother care, baby Prapti gets a healthier start to life, Nutrition International
September 15 - 22, 75th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 75), Virtual
September 21 - 25, Gender Equality Week, Global
September 21, International Day of Peace, Global
September 22 - 24, CanWaCH Virtual Convening: Gender Equality Week, Virtual
September 28, International Day for Universal Access to Information, Global
October 1, International Day of Older Persons, Global
October 8, Women engaged for human dignity, Virtual
October 8, World Sight Day, Global
October 10, World Mental Health Day, Global
Jobs & Opportunities
Gender Equality Officer, CanWaCH
Team Lead of Partnerships and Programs, The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund
2021 Global Child Health Catalyst Grant, The Centre for Global Child Health
Chargée ou chargé des communications, Centre de coopération internationale en santé et développement
Call For Nominations: Vic Neufeld Mentorship Award In Global Health Research, Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR)
Policy and Advocacy Officer, Results Canada
Project Officer, Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research
Cisco Youth Leadership Award, Global Citizen
Board Member, WaterAid Canada
Resource Development Officer (bilingual), Crossroads International
Communications Officer – Bilingual, Crossroads International