Past Programs



Research Project

Red Shawl - Research project funded by the Status of Women Canada

Project purpose: funded by the Status of Women Canada, we participated in the study entitled ‘A Gender Based Analysis of Income Security and Economic Prospects of Newcomers in Peel Region’

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Edutainment

EDUTAINMENT is geared towards education and entertainment combined into one session to increase the level of interest and involvement.

Project purpose: provide an opportunity for stay-at-home moms to learn about various careers and programs they can pursue.

Target group: stay-at-home moms, young women in high school and college.

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Peshawar Project

Red Shawl - Peshawar Project

Project purpose: A 5-year campaign designed to help the terrorist bomb victims of Peshawar to improve their lives.

Target group: 30 impacted children and their families.

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Various Charitable Events

Red Shawl - Past Charitable Involvement

Project purpose: various projects supporting women and families in need.

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Alter and Earn

Red Shawl - Alter and Earn training program

Project purpose: an 11-week course that provides developing skills in clothing alteration.

Target group: women with low income or insufficient working hours, immigrant women

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Why Women Need Help?


Population

Women and girls comprise just over half of Canada's population

Income

Women on average make lower income than men

Statistics

1 out of every 5 female employees earns less than $10 per hour

Work

Most poor women are working, but cannot earn enough to lift themselves out of poverty.

Skills

4 out of 10 Canadian adults are deemed to have low literacy skills.