Aboriginal Women's Panel Discussion
  • 2015
  • 00:59:08
  • 13-14

CBC News Vancouver
Aboriginal Women's Panel Discussion Classroom Favourites

This video captures the CBC Vancouver Inspiration Series: Dream Makers, a June 2015 panel event that highlights successful aboriginal women and celebrates the unique experiences that have led them to become leaders in the community. The panel discussion featured four female leaders who shared their stories of how they overcame challenges to achieve success.
  • Added on: 06/17/2015
Afghanistan and the Rights of Women
  • 2009
  • 00:14:30
  • 13-14

News in Review - May 2009
Afghanistan and the Rights of Women

One of the goals of Canada’s mission in Afghanistan is to try to improve the rights of women. But that campaign was dealt a blow when the Afghan government unveiled some controversial legislation. The legislation would make many women financially and sexually subservient to their husbands. In this News in Review story we’ll examine why the Afghan government did what ...
Africa on the Move: A Dream of Millions (Part 1 of 4)
  • 2010
  • 00:42:53
  • 13-14

Doc Zone
Africa on the Move: A Dream of Millions (Part 1 of 4)

Now South Africa is the most powerful commercial centre on the continent and attracts eager investors from around the globe. In Soweto, meet a woman who began life sleeping with six siblings on one blanket, selling corn to black commuters. Today, Nancy Nxumalo is one of the most influential businesspeople in this energetic, storied township.
  • Added on: 09/20/2013
Africa on the Move: A Woman's World (Part 4 of 4)
  • 2010
  • 00:43:26
  • 13-14

Doc Zone
Africa on the Move: A Woman's World (Part 4 of 4)

In Africa, as in so many other places, sports have traditionally been a man’s world. And until recently, women entered at the risk of being scorned or laughed at. But the amazing Sahar El-Hawary and her female soccer team are no joke. She is the first women’s referee in North Africa and also the first female member of the Egyptian ...
  • Added on: 09/25/2013
Africa on the Move: The Power of Song (Part 2 of 4)
  • 2010
  • 00:42:58
  • 13-14

Doc Zone
Africa on the Move: The Power of Song (Part 2 of 4)

Tiken Jah Fakoly is a star with a conscience. A hugely popular reggae singer from the Ivory Coast, he fearlessly uses song to take aim at politicians. As a result, he lives in exile in Mali. Unafraid of controversy, Jah Fakoly believes that the real freedom Africans deserve will only start when education is accessible to all. NOTE: a section ...
  • Added on: 09/20/2013
Alice Coachman Davis: First Black Woman to Win a Gold Medal
  • 2014
  • 00:07:54
  • 9-12

As It Happens
Alice Coachman Davis: First Black Woman to Win a Gold Medal

She broke records and broke down barriers. In 1948, Alice Coachman Davis became the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal, paving the way for other black athletes — both male and female — to follow in her spiked-shoe footsteps. She passed away on July 14 and is remembered here as a sports pioneer.
  • Added on: 08/08/2014
Amber Tuccaro's Unsolved Murder
  • 2015
  • 00:08:36
  • 15-17

The National
Amber Tuccaro's Unsolved Murder

CBC News' Connie Walker has uncovered significant details in Amber Tuccaro's unsolved murder. A crucial piece of evidence in the unsolved murder was released to the public by police — a voice from the last phone call Amber received just before she was killed nearly five years ago. The RCMP says this was the only time in Canadian history it ...
  • Added on: 12/14/2015
Anna Maria Tremonti: Foreign Correspondent
  • 1995
  • 00:23:36
  • 13-14

News in Review - October 1995
Anna Maria Tremonti: Foreign Correspondent

This story details the life and career of Anna Maria Tremonti, the Gemini winner for "Best Reporting." We look at the role of the foreign correspondent in context of one of the "hotspots" she has been in.
B.C.'s Missing Women: Sarah's Story
  • 2004
  • 00:15:12
  • 13-14

News in Review - February 2004
B.C.'s Missing Women: Sarah's Story

Later this year the man accused of being Canada's worst serial killer is expected to go on trial in British Columbia. Robert Pickton is accused of killing 22 women and disposing of their remains at his pig farm in Port Coquitlam. The victims were on a long list of women who began disappearing 20 years ago, most of them from ...
Back to School in Afghanistan
  • 2002
  • 00:13:29
  • 13-14

News in Review - October 2002
Back to School in Afghanistan

Following the defeat of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, schools were re-opened throughout the country, but with a difference. For the first time in five years women were allowed to teach in schools and girls of all ages were allowed to be pupils. A documentary piece by Carol Off on the revitalization of the Afghan educational system.