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Canada's women lagging way behind in the workplace -- and we can do so much better | Oct 12 2016 | Kate Bezanson | Where are all the women in Canada's labour force?
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Pearson security needs to respect the rights of nursing mothers | Oct 6 2016 | Ethel Tungohan | Canadian Air Transport Security Authority personnel at Toronto Pearson International Airport should read up on their own guidelines about discriminating against nursing mothers.
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Gratifying to see snarling bully publicly humiliated as Clinton triumphs over Trump | Sep 30 2016 | Linda McQuaig | The U.S. election is far from over, but Monday's faceoff was a crucial battle in that campaign, and it fell to the first woman candidate in U.S. presidential history to take a dangerous bully down.
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Canada's Charter is helping to create a language of rights around the world | Sep 29 2016 | Penney Kome | UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People draws gender equality language from Canada's Charter of Rights.
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The path to diversity in Halifax city council is straightforward | Sep 28 2016 | Stephen Kimber | It goes without saying the Tilt-a-Whirl that is Halifax city council has too long tilted toward men, who traditionally also happen to be white, middle-aged and middle class.
Homa Hoodfar free but others remain in prison | Sep 20 2016 | Homa Hoodfar was freed September 26, 2016, stand for other activists and scholars
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?
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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.

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