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| May 22, 2015
The F Word

'She's Beautiful When She's Angry': Birth of the Women's Liberation Movement

May 13, 2015
| Carissa Ropponen interviews Mary Dore about "She's Beautiful When She's Angry," a documentary that tells the story of the birth of the Women's Liberation Movement in the 1960s.
Length: 33:50 minutes (38.74 MB)
| April 17, 2015
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Do Muslim women need saving?

"Do Muslim women need saving?" book jacket

Do Muslim women need saving? This is the question author Lila Abu-Lughod tries to answer in her book published by Harvard University Press in 2013.

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| March 18, 2015
WINGS

Hollaback!

March 16, 2015
| Women all over the world are sick of street harassment and they are hollering back online as well as organizing local chapters of Hollaback!
Length: 29:01 minutes (39.85 MB)
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Once again the bodies of Muslim women are used to justify wars

Photo: Kamyar Adl/flickr

Lord Cromer, the British consul general of Egypt, who was the de facto ruler of that country between 1883 to 1907, wrote in his book, Modern Egypt:

"The position of women in Egypt, and Mohammedan countries generally, is ... a fatal obstacle to the attainment of that elevation of thought and character which should accompany the Western civilisation … The obvious remedy would appear to be to educate women."

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| March 12, 2015
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A number is never just a number: About women

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Half

Number of women in Canada who have experienced at least one incident of physical or sexual violence since the age of 16. (Source)

67

Percentage of all Canadians who say they personally know at least one woman who has been sexually or physically assaulted. (Source)

Six

On average, every six days a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner. (Source)

3,330

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| March 7, 2015
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