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Alberta has nation's largest gender gap and it's growing | Mar 6 2015 | Ian Hussey, Kathleen Lahey | A new Parkland Institute report demonstrates that women in Alberta, who were early leaders in moving toward greater sex equality, face the largest gender wage gap in Canada.
Cam Girlz director believes male fantasies about women challenge social norms | Mar 6 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Director of a new documentary about "cam girls," Sean Dunne wants us to believe live-action porn is empowering for women.
'We don't hire girls in the newsroom': Reflections on 50 years of reporting while female | Mar 6 2015 | Judy Rebick | In honour of International Women's Day, the Canadian Media Guild asked Judy Rebick to write about her experiences as a female journalist in the 1960s.
International Women's Day 2015: Watch the rebroadcast of the rally and march | Mar 6 2015 | rabble staff | Join in the celebration of International Women's Day 2015 by watching the rebroadcast of the rally and march.
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Say No to GST on menstrual hygiene products | Mar 5 2015 | Menstrual hygiene products are essential.
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Alberta premier calls for better gender balance on boards while preserving the 'Alberta Disadvantage' for women | Mar 5 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Surely this ironic juxtaposition is a hint the commitment of the Prentice government to the rights of women is not very deep or particularly sincere.
In an industry based on objectification, there's going to be objectification… | Mar 5 2015 | Meghan Murphy | A burlesque dancer named Ruby Rage was fired because men decided her body wasn't sellable.
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Reimagining feminism on International Women's Day | Mar 4 2015 | Harsha Walia | How can we reimagine the dominant liberal framing of feminism? Embracing a multitude of feminisms can diversify our understandings of how oppression is experienced, as well as resisted.
Vice magazine discovers 'Women' | Mar 3 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Vice media is launching a "female-centric channel" called Broadly.
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Open letter: To Chris Alexander from concerned Canadian citizens | Mar 3 2015 | various | Concerned Canadian citizens respond to Chris Alexander's recent comments about a woman's right to choose to wear a niqab or hijab during a citizenship oath.
Pam Palmater on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls in Canada | Mar 2 2015 | Victoria Fenner | Recorded on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in Ottawa, unceded Algonquin territory, by Greg Macdougall, Dr. Pam Palmater speaks on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls in Canada.
Renowned poet Nikki Giovanni on Black history, present and future | Feb 28 2015 | WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service | Renowned poet Nikki Giovanni talks with Margaret Prescod of community radio KPFK-FM in Los Angeles, about America's Black history, Black present and Black future.

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