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March 2, 2015 |
Women the world over pay the price for bad tax systems. How to change that is the theme of an upcoming Queen's University Women's Day Conference.
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Liberation movements then and now: Interview with author and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

April 23, 2014
| Interview with author and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz about the history of liberation movements, her work with the UN Indigenous Rights working group, pipelines and the state of activism today.
Length: 30:24 minutes (27.84 MB)

Women's Day blog censored by Canadian Museum for Human Rights, says author

Author’s note: This post was commissioned as an IWD blog by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. It was initially approved and posted by the Museum on 4 March 2014. It was, however, almost immediately withdrawn as ‘Communications’ at the Museum deemed the one line comment on the current federal Conservative government unacceptable as written. The offer of a substantive footnote and illustrative example from the author brought no reply. ActiveHistory.ca has reposted this time-sensitive contribution here, to which examples of anti-women policies and a footnote have been added.

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| March 10, 2014
Feminist Current

Decolonizing women's history: Max Dashu on recovering women's history

March 8, 2014
| Meghan Murphy speaks with Max Dashu, founder of The Suppressed Histories Archives, about the importance of women's and Indigenous histories.
Length: 36:02 minutes (32.99 MB)
| March 8, 2014
Asia Pacific Currents

International Women's Day in the Asia Pacific

March 8, 2014
| International Women's Day edition of Asia Pacific Currents: Labour news from the Asia Pacific region and an interview about the Korean railway workers' strike.
Length: 28:03 minutes (12.85 MB)
March 7, 2014 |
On March 8, 1857, female garment workers in New York City took to the streets to demand better working conditions, a ten-hour day, and equal rights for women.
| March 7, 2014

Celebrating International Women's Day

Consider dedicating this week’s 3-Minute Action to International Women’s Day. 

This site has a list of events organized by country, so no matter where you happen to be on March 8th, you can find something to suit your situation. From art exhibits to speeches to webinars, there’s something for everyone.

 

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