Christina Skovsgaard rsvped +1 for Solidarity Sundays #36: Dismantling Structural Racism Workshop 2020-09-10 05:41:24 -0400
In recent months the issue of race equality has dominated the news media. However, racism is not confined to police brutality or to the white supremacistsholding their rallies in public. That is racism at its most crude and visible form. More subtle is the structural racism in every aspect of our society - not just in our criminal justice system but also in our schools, the media, the workplace, and communities.
Join us for a workshop that will provide attendees a better understanding of how racism shapes our culture and laws and to take part in imagining new ways to move forward. The workshop will be facilitated by Mrs. Sherri Spelic, an educator and leadership coach.
The event will take place on Sunday, Sept. 27th from 16:00-18:00. Please RSVP here to receive the link.WHENSeptember 27, 2020 at 4pmWHEREOnline – Zoom
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Christina Skovsgaard published International Women’s Day in Norway in News 2019-03-29 04:47:40 -0400
Highlights of the March 8 events in Oslo
There is an irony in the fact that Norway, which is ranked as the second most female friendly nation (2018 ranking*1), is so dedicated to the International Women’s Day. Have they not already achieved equality? The strong engagement is a good barometer for Norway’s general commitment to support women’s rights. The laws here do support women both in the workplace and home. Norway, traditionally a farming nation, recognized the contributions of farmer wives, decades ago, by giving them the status of a regular workers, entitled them to increased social security and workman’s benefits. Now girls are taken over farms since the law on inheritance has changed, favoring the first-born child, replacing the first born “male” as the heir. The law now also states that all corporate boards must be minimum 40% female; however, women tend not to rise as rapidly as men on the corporate ladder. A major newspaper recently reported that more men are going into female dominated vocations, such as nursing and teaching, and a larger percentage of women now seek higher education than men.Read more
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