Fonds AR396 - South Island Women for Economic Survival fonds

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South Island Women for Economic Survival fonds

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CA UVICARCH AR396

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  • 1984 - 2005 (Creation)
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    South Island Women for Economic Survival

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0.33 m of textual records.

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(1984-2005)

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The South Island Women for Economic Survival (SIWES) was a non-profit society. SIWES began in 1984 as a research and study project, led by Brishkai Lund. The project was concerned with how economic conditions affected women and their children, and research was conducted amongst low-income women of South Vancouver Island. The society voluntarily dissolved in 2005.

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The fonds consists of general office files from 1984 to 2005; and includes minutes, official documents, correspondence, project files, newspaper clippings and publications. SIWES publications include : Women and Economic Hard Times ; Single Mothers on Welfare, The Trap we’re in ; Women, Poverty and Public Policy (1985) ; and Towards Women’s Equality in the Workplace (1993).

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Gift of Josie Schofield, January 2006.

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Revised

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Created by JF, January 4, 2022
Revised by LW, October 10, 2023
Finding aid by NL, July 2007

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  • English

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