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| August 21, 2015
Feminist Current

Eggsploitation: The booming egg donation industry

August 20, 2015
| Meghan Murphy speaks with Jennifer Lahl about the booming egg donation industry and its impact on women.
Length: 27:47 minutes (25.45 MB)
Photo Credit: ginnerobot via Compfight cc
| August 18, 2015

International Women's Rights: a voters guide on women's isssues in the 2015 election

Photo Credit: Kevin Konnyu (Creative Commons BY NC SA)

The International Women's Rights Project has created a voters guide highlighting women's issues in 2015 election.

The guide was created to be used as a tool to inform voters about issues regarding women in Canada and to provide focused questions to pose to candidates. Each section includes a summary and ends with a list of questions you can use at debates or in discussions with candidates.

Download the guide here.

The guide covers issues including:

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Redeye

UN report card slams Canada's record on human rights

August 12, 2015
| A recent United Nations report documents the loss of human rights protections in Canada since Harper came to power in 2006. Lara Yeo says the report is a sobering read.
Length: 17:50 minutes (16.33 MB)
| August 11, 2015
Redeye

Comic book about abortion aims to demystify the process

August 11, 2015
| A new book follows two separate women as they go through abortions, one surgical, one medical. Leah Hayes wrote and illustrated "Not So Funny Ha Ha: A Handbook for Something Hard."
Length: 13:03 minutes (11.95 MB)
WINGS

Women, war and Wikileaks

August 4, 2015
| In this program from the WINGS archives: Dr. Cynthia Enloe, Women's Studies, Clark University; and the women of the film WikiRebels, including Birgitta Jonsdottir, member of Parliament from Iceland.
Length: 29:19 minutes (40.26 MB)

Remembering Canadian politician and humanitarian Flora MacDonald

Photo: Peter Raymont / NFB

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