How far have women come? What about efforts to end sexism and racism? What impact do social relationships between women and men have on society? The Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies gives you the knowledge and tools you need to answer these and other questions and help improve the well-being of those who make up more than half the human race.

News

  • Dr. Denise Spitzer (University of Ottawa), Dr. Sara Torres (University of Montréal) and Ms. Aimée Beboso (Philippine Migrant Society of Canada) obtained a grant from Pathways to Prosperity (SSHRC-funded Community-University Research Alliance) for their project titled "Orienting Live-In Caregivers". This project is to examine the learning needs of prospective, current, and former live-in caregivers from the Philippines with regards to integration and settlement throughout their trajectory from applicant and temporary foreign worker to permanent resident.

  • Simone Parniak, Master's student in Women's Studies, was awarded a "trainee" grant from the Society of Family Planning (USA) for her research titled "How might Canadian women talk about peri-coital
    contraception?
    ". This grant will help support Ms. Parniak's fieldwork. Congratulations,
    Simone!

  • Professor Corrie Scott has recently published a book titled " De Groulx à Laferrière ", in Les Éditions XYZ inc. The book is available on-line

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Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences
120 University
Social Sciences Building
Room 11002
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1N 6N5
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Tel.: 613-562-5791
Fax: 613-562-5994

fem@uOttawa.ca

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Monday to Friday

September to May:
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June to August:
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.