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| March 18, 2015
WINGS

WINGS #47-14: Hollering for equality!

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

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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
| March 6, 2015
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| March 6, 2015

Concerned citizens react to Chris Alexander's comments on Muslim women

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Immigration Minister Chris Alexander's latest remarks about what Muslim women are allowed to wear during a citizenship oath are concerning and appalling.

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