• Nominations Open for Daughters of the Year

    Today members of the public are invited to begin to nominate women for the 2014 Daughters of the Year honour. This is the third year women will be recognized for achievements in a diverse range of areas of life. “Everyone knows a woman who has made a difference, has impressed…

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  • DoY Nominations for 2014 Are Open!

    Nominations for Daughters of the Year 2014 are now open! Download the nomination information and form here.

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  • Edmonton marks Universal Declaration’s 65th anniversary

    December 10 is the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the greatest gift of the 20th century. Citizens for a Civil Society, the host organization of the Daughters Day initiative, and Indo-Canadian Women’s Association are presenting an invigorating discussion to mark the day. Heritage Room, City Hall…

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  • Rumana Monzur Videos

    On October 11, we were privileged to hear Rumana Monzur speak about her experiences overcoming domestic violence and pursuing higher education. In case you missed it, here is video coverage of the event.

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  • Join Daughters Day to Celebrate Day of the Girl

    In 2012 the United Nations created the Day of the Girl to be celebrated each year on October 11. With the partnership of Mahatma Gandhi Canadian Foundation for World Peace and MacEwan University, Daughters Day is presenting a special event on this day. Friday, October 11,2013 Kule Theatre, Robbins Health…

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  • Making Women Count – Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives: Making Women Count: Research that makes a difference in the lives of women in Canada http://www.policyalternatives.ca/newsroom/updates/research-makes-difference-lives-women-canada News Release September 9, 2013 We are proud to introduce CCPA’s exciting new initiative: Making Women Count—research that makes a difference in the lives of women in Canada. Headed…

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  • Walking With Our Sisters – Call For Volunteers

    Walking With Our Sisters Exhibit of Moccasin Tops, Edmonton 2013 Call Out for Volunteers: Sept. 7-Oct. 17, 2013: What it is: A Commemorative Art Installation for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women of  Canada and the United States. Background: Although statistics in the  U.S. are not available at present, In Canada, it is estimated that more…

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  • Rumana Monzur – Against All Odds

    Facebook Event Page Daughters Day presents UN Day of the Girl Rumana Monzur – “Against All Odds” Friday, October 11, 2013 Kule Theatre, Robbins Health Learning Centre 10910-104 Avenue, Edmonton 6 PM Film screening: “The Three Deadliest Words in the World…It’s a Girl” 7:30 PM Rumana Monzur shares her story

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  • Daughters Day T-Shirts For Sale

    Would you like to own one of these beautiful t-shirts? Support Daughters Day and get your very own official shirt. They only cost $10 (plus shipping if pick up is not possible) and can be purchased through Jim Gurnett at jimgurnett@yahoo.ca.

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  • Didar Pannu

    With sadness, we announce that Daughters Day founder and Steering Committee member Didar Pannu passed away on August 25, 2013. His funeral is being held on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. — Hainstocks, 34 Ave/99 Street. This will be followed by religious rites and langar (dinner) at Gurudwara…

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