Voice of Women, since 1960 a voluntary nonpartisan organization with members in every province of Canada, has opposed violence and war and promoted DISARMAMENT and peace. To this end VOW has organized extensive educational campaigns, lobbied all levels of government, held meetings and conferences including 2 international women's peace conferences, and sent representatives to other countries to consider the mutual concerns of women and to promote action. Regular meetings take place in many centres, and VOW initiates and supports campaigns with other groups. VOW is a member group of the NATIONAL ACTION COMMITTEE ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN and PROJECT PLOUGHSHARES, and has a representative on the federal government's Consultative Group on Disarmament and Arms Control.
- MLA 8TH EDITION
- Macpherson, Kay. "Voice of Women". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 08 June 2016, Historica Canada. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/voice-of-women. Accessed 19 May 2019.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- Macpherson, K., Voice of Women (2016). In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/voice-of-women
- CHICAGO 17TH EDITION
- Macpherson, Kay, "Voice of Women". In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published February 07, 2006; last modified June 08, 2016. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/voice-of-women
- TURABIAN 8TH EDITION
- Kay Macpherson, The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "Voice of Women", last modified June 08, 2016, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/voice-of-women
Voice of Women
|Article by||Kay Macpherson|
|Published Online||February 7, 2006|
|Last Edited||July 3, 2015|
Voice of Women, since 1960 a voluntary nonpartisan organization with members in every province of Canada, has opposed violence and war and promoted disarmament and peace.
Casgrain was a leading 20th-century Canadian reformer (courtesy Library and Archives Canada/C-68509).