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Canada-EU trade deal: A bad trade for women | Dec 19 2014 | Amy Wood | The government boasts that CETA will benefit all Canadians. Generous projections aside, does the government even know how the agreement will affect Canadian men and women? The answer is "no."
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Something like a bronomicon: A taxonomy of dude-bros | Dec 19 2014 | Anne Theriault | Dudebros have evolved and mutated in such complex ways that our current vocabulary is no longer bro-sufficient. Anne Thériault comes to our rescue.
Cyber-misogyny: The new frontier for hate | Dec 19 2014 | Kaity Cooper | Last week, I started a series about the different ways sexism is impacting girls and women today and how feminism can be utilized to help them. This post is about cyber-misogyny.
On Camille Cosby’s coping mechanisms: I blame the patriarchy | Dec 17 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Camille Cosby essentially says her husband, Bill Cosby, is the real victim. As wrong as that is, I can't help but feel sorry for her a little bit.
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Child care is a human right: Solving the childcare crisis | Dec 15 2014 | Lynell Anderson, Melanie Anderson | There is no institutional voice to raise public awareness about the commitments that Canada and B.C. have made to women's and children's rights, and in particular families with young children.
Why are we supposed to believe Shia LaBeouf? | Dec 15 2014 | Meghan Murphy | As feminists, we are not obligated to believe male victims. We are obligated to understand how patriarchy works and the gendered nature of sexual assault.
Building the feminist agenda | Dec 15 2014 | Victoria Fenner | A panel discussion from the Women's Forum in Ottawa, October 2014.
Fat politics part 1: Fat politics 101 and health | Dec 14 2014 | The F Word | The F Word's Pragya Esh and Carissa Ropponen speak to Kalamity Hildebrandt of Fat Panic! about fat politics. Part one of a two-part series.
In defence of the 'F' word: Why we need feminism now more than ever | Dec 12 2014 | Kaity Cooper | Sexism still abounds. Both in the ways it always has and in completely new ways. This is the first post in a series about how sexism impacts girls today and how feminism can help.
Ontario universities take first steps in combatting sexual assault | Dec 11 2014 | Jessica Prupas | Ontario universities are developing policies to better support survivors.
Photo: flickr/Tamara Polajnar
Parliament's new harassment prevention policy announced today | Dec 10 2014 | Francella Fiallos | Speaker of the House Andrew Scheer has approved the implementation of a new harassment prevention policy, which will apply to MPs and their staffers.
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New research helps advocate for a national inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women | Dec 10 2014 | Megan Pearce, Pippa Feinstein | Advocates for an inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous women and girls can now use a compendium of reports and recommendations. Will this finally spark action from the government?

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