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Death of gender parity bill means Canadian women could wait until 2075 for equality in parliament | Oct 19 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Bill C-237 would offer financial incentives to ensure gender parity during elections. Unfortunately, it will be voted down by the Liberal government.
New bill will move Ontario women closer to being able to live without fear of violence | Oct 18 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Ontario MPP Peggy Sattler's Bill 26 The Domestic and Sexual Violence Workplace Leave, Accommodation and Training Act to be voted on Thursday, October 20.
Sexual assault is society's norm. Stop treating Donald Trump as an anomaly. | Oct 17 2016 | Nora Loreto | Finally, a call for the mainstream press to take a broader approach to analysing Trump's sexual abuse history.
The 'Pink Ribbon' campaign should be for all women, not just the non-disabled | Oct 13 2016 | Bonnie Brayton | "Pink madness" began showing up on football fields across North America on Sunday night and it will soon be in full swing. Are all women included in the campaign against breast cancer?
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Canada's women lagging way behind in the workplace -- and we can do so much better | Oct 12 2016 | Kate Bezanson | Where are all the women in Canada's labour force?
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Pearson security needs to respect the rights of nursing mothers | Oct 6 2016 | Ethel Tungohan | Canadian Air Transport Security Authority personnel at Toronto Pearson International Airport should read up on their own guidelines about discriminating against nursing mothers.
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Gratifying to see snarling bully publicly humiliated as Clinton triumphs over Trump | Sep 30 2016 | Linda McQuaig | The U.S. election is far from over, but Monday's faceoff was a crucial battle in that campaign, and it fell to the first woman candidate in U.S. presidential history to take a dangerous bully down.
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Canada's Charter is helping to create a language of rights around the world | Sep 29 2016 | Penney Kome | UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People draws gender equality language from Canada's Charter of Rights.
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The path to diversity in Halifax city council is straightforward | Sep 28 2016 | Stephen Kimber | It goes without saying the Tilt-a-Whirl that is Halifax city council has too long tilted toward men, who traditionally also happen to be white, middle-aged and middle class.
Homa Hoodfar free but others remain in prison | Sep 20 2016 | Homa Hoodfar was freed September 26, 2016, stand for other activists and scholars
What's in a name? | Sep 17 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | It's 2016. So why are women still expected to change their surnames when they marry?
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In all likelihood, judge who told rape survivor to 'keep her knees together' will return to the bench | Sep 14 2016 | Gerry Caplan | Picture the counselling session: "See Judge, here's the thing: it's not really okay for a man to assault and rape a woman. You got that now?"

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