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Women's rights and the struggle for equality in the Philippines | Mar 17 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Interview with Lisa Maza on the struggle for gender equality in the Philippines, and updates on workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region.
Empowerment and 'body positivity' in the selfie age | Mar 17 2016 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Lindsay Kite about objectification, empowerment, and Kim Kardashian's sex selfies.
Photo: PmunozR Photography/flickr
Why should Alberta implement pay equity legislation? Because it's 2016. | Mar 16 2016 | Rebecca Graff-McRae | Even though it's 2016, women in Alberta now face some of the largest gender pay gaps in Canada, and Alberta still lags well behind the gains made elsewhere.
Survivors say Nordic model is our only hope | Mar 16 2016 | Meghan Murphy | SPACE International discusses various legislative approaches to prostitution on a panel during the Commission on the Status of Women.
'The War at Home' intimate, stark portrayal of Canada's domestic violence epidemic | Mar 16 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Award-winning filmmaker Shelley Saywell has created an incredibly intimate documentary, The War at Home, by examining the stark realities of intimate partner violence.
Photo: flickr/ Sask NDP
Pushing the Saskatchewan NDP to do better for Indigenous women | Mar 15 2016 | Nora Loreto, Sarah Beuhler | The team running for the Saskatchewan NDP is the most diverse it has ever been. Why has this new level of diversity not seemingly had an impact on the party's policies?
Jamie Dagg and Rossif Sutherland on their new film River, the splash and ripple
Jamie Dagg and Rossif Sutherland on their new film River, the splash and ripple effect and unintended consequences | Mar 11 2016 | Face2Face | Listen in on our chat today with Jamie Dagg and Rossif Sutherland talking about their new film River, the Mekong and unintended consequences.
Gustavo Castro Soto remains in danger, and now they are criminalizing COPINH | Mar 11 2016 | Time is crucial. Demand justice now!
Image: Flickr/bcgovphotos
Christy Clark is the kind of feminist that makes women's lives worse | Mar 11 2016 | Nora Loreto, Sarah Beuhler | British Columbia's right-wing premier didn't shatter any glass ceiling. She just made a Clark-sized hole big enough to crawl through.
Fill in Wikipedia's gaps | Mar 11 2016 | Too many women and people of colour have no pages or tiny blurbs.
Image: Flickr/Ged Carroll
It's expensive to be a woman | Mar 10 2016 | Cheryl MacIsaac | When it comes to the economics of being a woman, we really do need to consider this dual injustice: Women earn less than men, but are expected to spend more.
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Throne Speech suggests Alberta NDP won't let oil price crisis go completely to waste | Mar 9 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Stephanie McLean and her baby offered a powerful symbol of the change this government has wrought, and it is said here this will be an electoral incentive to many voters come 2019.

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The oppression of women in Canada lagatta said... Hi Pondering, what happened to your post? in
Former CCF leader & feminist Therese Casgrain Volunteer Award Renamed PM Award alan smithee said... Megalomaniac? Check. Empororer? Check. Asshole? Huge gaping one. in
Peter MacKay says women's bond with children prevents their becoming judges fortunate said... Well, is anyone surprised?    in
Liberation feminism Pondering said... Quote:“Feminists’ arguments have never historically stood only on their own,” she said. “They’ve...
#NotAllMen and derailing feminist conversations Pondering said... I was led to this a topic through an article relating to notallmen, but it also pertained to other...
Nordic Model - Claimed successes and Documented Effects susan davis said... no comments? about the swedish governments admited failures...? surprise suprise......just because...
Rape and conjugal violence jokes from (my neighbourhood) Montréal bar Otavano said... lagatta wrote: This place is in my neighbourhood - right next to Nutranimo pet food shop and across...
The "Nordic Model" of prostitution law is a myth.... susan davis said... because this article meant nothing...these people are wrong...right abolitionist faithful? all the...
Hi from an american with a question bagkitty said... Welcome squeezeplay. strangely enough I think the first place you might want to look is the...
Female Tory MP asks why NDP women don't wear jackets like the men terrytowel said... Ms. Jinny Jogindera Sims:  Just to that point, before I proceed with my speaking, I'm very...

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Every step you take: Ontario’s gender pay gap ladder
A new report from the CCPA reveals that the average pay gap between men and women stands at 29.4 per cent in Ontario -- a gap that shadows women every step of the way up the income ladder.

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