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Day of Remembrance work must include trans* women | Nov 30 2015 | Alyse Kotyk | Upcoming event and documentary open the narrative of violence to include violence against trans* women of colour.
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The Voice of Libyan Women: Alaa Murabit reclaiming identity, country and faith | Nov 29 2015 | Christopher Majka | Alaa Murabit is a Canadian-born doctor and founder of The Voice of Libyan Women. Amidst strife and civil war she has achieved remarkable success in the empowerment and political engagement of women.
Unlearning patriarchy | Nov 28 2015 | Frieda Werden of WINGS | Scholar says patriarchy is a recent overlay on human society.
Closing the gender pay gap is long over due | Nov 27 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | April 20, 2015 was Ontario's Equal Pay Day. This illustrates how far into the current year women must work in order to earn the same amount men earned the previous calendar year.
Orange the world to end gendered violence | Nov 25 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Today is the official launch of the United Nation's Orange the World Campaign! People around the world are encouraged to orange their world in a show of support to end gendered violence.
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A renewed commitment to end violence against women | Nov 25 2015 | Rachel Warden | Today women in Canada and the Global South are calling for an end to the daily violence against women everywhere, in all its forms.
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UBC failed its students who reported sexual assault at every level | Nov 24 2015 | Michael Stewart | Multiple women alleged a UBC PhD student is a serial abuser who committed a large range of sexual assaults including harassment, groping and rape. Nothing happened.
Oxfam at Bangkok Intersessional - Women's March, 2009
Leaders should set targets for both gender and emissions at Paris climate talks | Nov 24 2015 | Danny Glenwright | When disaster strikes (and it increasingly does, thanks to climate change) women and children are 14 times more likely to die.
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How is the Trudeau government doing on women's rights? | Nov 23 2015 | Alyse Kotyk | Canadian women's rights groups address Justin Trudeau's mandate letter to the Minister of the Status of Women.
Safer cities for women: Approaches converge in Delhi | Nov 21 2015 | Frieda Werden | Jagori Women's Resource Centre in Delhi has 10 years' experience in applied research and multi-stakeholder organizing from the ground up, to make cities safer for women to enjoy.
Nirbhaya! Raise your hand and be silent no more! | Nov 19 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Violence against women spans every age, income, level of education, nationality, race, ethnicity and country in the world. Farber, through her testimonial play, bears witness to this truth.

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