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Free Homa Hoodfar | Sep 20 2016 | Canadian scholar Homa Hoodfar has been in Evin Prison in Iran for over 100 days
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?
Photo: Andrew Balfour/Federal Court of Canada
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?"
Hillary Clinton 1995, arriving in Huairou, China, in the rain
Waiting for Hillary | Sep 10 2016 | Frieda Werden | A talk from 1995 at the UN World Conference on Women provides a historical look at Clinton's relationship with the women's movement.
Contextualizing the burkini/bikini debate | Sep 6 2016 | Meghan Murphy | In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Natasha Bakht about the burkini, veiling, and how this debate impacts Muslim women.
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rabble.ca's Vancouver office seeks part-time outreach event volunteers | Sep 2 2016 | rabble staff | Read on for more information about rabble.ca volunteer opportunities in Vancouver.
Six reasons I am not your mother so fix your own damn self | Aug 29 2016 | Meghan Murphy | Men are adults -- it's time we started treating them like it.
Women's Habitat shelter celebrates kitchen and programming expansions | Aug 28 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Women’s Habitat opened its doors in Etobicoke in 1978. Since then, this emergency shelter has been busy expanding the essential ways it helps women and children.
Photo: Citizen59/flickr
From Rio to Tokyo, gender discrimination in sport continues | Aug 25 2016 | Katie Douglas, Pro Bono | The treatment of athletes like Caster Semenya at the Rio Olympics shows that the rights of women who do not conform to binary understandings of sex are deemed less worthy of protection than others.
Kim Kardashian is not a feminist -- get over it | Aug 23 2016 | Meghan Murphy | The reason Kim Kardashian says she isn't a feminist is because she's not -- liberals should think about why that is.
Photo: Tony Hall/flickr
Four things to know about women and homelessness in Canada | Aug 17 2016 | Sadie McInnes | It's time we pay attention to the unique experience of homeless women, and also take into account other identity-based barriers to housing and services that women face.
Photo: flickr/Global Crop Diversity Trust
Three Colombian women tell us why preserving seeds is an act of resistance | Aug 16 2016 | Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo | Colombian women are fighting to protect native seeds. Why? We spoke with three seed guardians about the importance of this work.

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Chatelaine Magazine Names Rachel Notley Woman of the Year! terrytowel said... There are actually 30 women who have been singled out by Chatelaine magazine as women of the year...
Husband of the Chief of Staff to PM Justin Trudeau Gives Up His Career To Support Hers terrytowel said... Katie Telford is only the second woman to be Chief of Staff to a Prime Minister in Canada (the...
NDP candidate said he is personally against same sex marriage and abortion takeitslowly said... “If I win, it will be easier. As a group, when we tell them, they definitely have to listen,”...
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