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International Women's Day march in Toronto

Photo: Jesse McLaren
On March 3, women from across Toronto took to the streets for International Women's Day.

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Live from the NWT: Celebrating northern women

From the Northwest Territories: a cultural event for International Women's Day.

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Happy International Women's day: Toronto's mayor spares two minutes for women protesting services cuts

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March 2, 2011

Our city, our services, our future: Toronto women deliver letter to mayor Ford on service cuts

Facing cuts to key public services including transit, libraries, recreation, and community centres, women representing diverse communities and groups gathered on Wednesday to give a letter to the Mayor and to ask that services be reinstated. On March 12, Toronto women will rally to defend city services as they mark the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day.

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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 It was, however, almost immediately withdrawn as ‘Communications’ at the Museum deemed the one line comment on the current federal Conservative government unacceptable as written.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.
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