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Doctors still won't let women choose sterilization as a permanent birth control method | Apr 27 2016 | Meghan Murphy | Brie Ripley and Jocelyn Macdonald explore the challenges women face accessing tubal ligation.
Asra Nomani outside her childhood mosque, where sex segregation was imposed when
Saving Islam for women | Apr 24 2016 | Melinda Tuhus | An American Muslim feminist's campaign to reclaim women's place.
Photo: Morgan/flickr
This Equal Pay Day, let's mobilize for change | Apr 19 2016 | Angella MacEwen | This will be the third year that the Ontario provincial government officially recognizes Equal Pay Day, but this year there is cause to be hopeful that change is in the works.
Don't be fooled by Michelle Rempel's sudden conversion to feminism | Apr 19 2016 | Nora Loreto, Sarah Beuhler | Yes, Michelle Rempel should be free of harassment, just like all women. Feminists need to be careful, though, in erasing her role in upholding the very harassment she calls out.
'Behind any great woman is herself': The only Muslim woman forensic doctor in Jordan | Apr 19 2016 | Yusur Al Bahrani | "I want them to turn their eyes away from my look as a female to my mind as a forensic pathologist doctor: not male, not female," she says. "Until now, I am successful."
GroundWire | Abortion services in P.E.I. and Royal Winnipeg Ballet's production of 'Going Home Star' | Apr 13 2016 | GroundWire | This episode of GroundWire features stories on abortion services in P.E.I., Royal Winnipeg Ballet's production of Going Home Star, and more.
Combating Islamophobia in Media | Apr 11 2016 | Victoria Fenner | A presentation by rabble at the Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House in Vancouver about how Islamophobia has permeated the news cycle and how we can move forward.
Women in P.E.I. regain access to abortion after 35 years | Apr 11 2016 | Redeye Collective | On March 31, the P.E.I. government said they would start providing local access for abortions by the end of 2016. The change in policy was the result of a legal challenge by Abortion Access Now PEI.
Photo: Helen Harrop/flickr
Domestic violence is a crisis deepened by inequality and racial injustice | Apr 7 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Over 12.7 million people in the U.S. are physically abused, raped or stalked by their partners annually. This crisis deserves a full public hearing, especially during this presidential election year.
In a 64 to 12 vote, France adopts the Nordic model | Apr 7 2016 | Meghan Murphy | On April 6, 2016, the French National Assembly recognized prostitution as a form of violence against women, voting to criminalize the purchase of sex in France.
Towards a feminist re-imagining of motherhood | Apr 6 2016 | Scott Neigh | Candida Hadley, Susanne Marshall, and Andrea Smith talk about the work of the Halifax Motherhood Collective.
Image: Henein Hutchinson LLP
Marie Henein: Not a feminist, not a surprise | Apr 5 2016 | Meghan Murphy | The fact that Marie Henein is smart, successful and good at her job does not make her a feminist.

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