2010 Gallery

BPW Canada Convention CSW54 Gallery List

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BPW Canada National Convention - June 2010, Barrie, ON

BPW Barrie hosted the BPW Ontario Conference and BPW Canada Convention from June 18 - 20, 2020.

CSW54 - March 1 - 12, 2010


The focus of the CSW54 was on the accomplishments over the last 15 years and the challenges in the future. It has been 15 years since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action at the Fourth World Conference on Women. The CSW focused on assessing what has been achieved since the Beijing Conference and outlining priority actions going forward. The Commission discussed the following four areas or priority importance to women:

  • Maternal mortality
  • Violence against women
  • Role of women in decision-making
  • New gender entity

In addition, there were nearly 100 side events. BPW International sponsored workshops for Life Long Learning Program included Empowerment Tools and Emotional Intelligence, Equal PayDay and Diversity.

Briefs to Prime Minister: 1966 - 1970

BPWC PM LesterBPearson 1962 Elsie Gregory MacGill 1964 Nazla Dane

BPW Canada members presenting Brief to Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson: Elsie Gregory MacGill, Nazla Dane (circa 1966)

1967 Brief Canadian Govt 1958Isabel Menzies 1964Nazla Dane 1970 CharlotteVanDine LesterBPearson

February 1967 Brief to Government: Isabel Menzies, Nazla Dane and Charlotte I. VanDine with Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson

1970Pierre Trudeau 1968 MargaretAshdown 1970 CharlottVanDine

1970 Brief to Government: Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, Margaret Ashdown, Charlotte I. VanDine, Janet Follett

Complete List of Briefs