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Canadians deserve a universal early childhood education and childcare system | Nov 17 2014 | Molly McCracken, Susan Prentice | Last week hundreds of educators, academics and activists gathered in Winnipeg for a national childcare conference, united by a vision of a universal early childhood education and childcare system.
Discussing community responses to violence against women with Julia Payson | Nov 16 2014 | The F Word | Pragya Esh speaks with Julia Payson, ED of the John Howard Society of B.C., about what we can do as communities when we witness violence against women.
Diminishing legitimate 'male' issues: Gary Mason, the Men's Rights Movement and the myth of misandry | Nov 15 2014 | Michael Laxer | The very real, very harmful, very violent oppressions faced by men are erased by the narrative of the Men's Rights Movement and its apologists like Gary Mason.
Women garment workers in Indonesia | Nov 15 2014 | Diana Beaumont, Jiselle Hanna | Labour news from the Asia Pacific region. Interview with Dian Trisnanti, about a documentary project on women garment workers in Indonesia.
Can men be allies in the fight to end violence against women? | Nov 14 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks to Kris Macomber, PhD, about what role -- if any -- men can play in the feminist movement.
Stop calling it my maiden name | Nov 14 2014 | Anne Theriault | What's wrong with 'birth name' anyway?
Kinnie Starr on women lifelines, Indigenous protest hip-hop, and half-blood old blues | Nov 13 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | The incomparable Canadian artist discusses collaborating with women MCs, water conservation, social justice, Indigenous hip-hop, white privilege and retiring from the music industry.
From Ottawa back to ISIS: A Muslimah's perspective | Nov 11 2014 | Hawa Y. Mire | What does Canada stand to gain from terrorism?
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Harassment in Parliament: Complicated issues require complicated conversations | Nov 11 2014 | Stephen Kimber | The allegations of harassment by two Liberal MPs against two NDP MPs are serious, complicated issues that require serious complicated conversations. None of this will be easy. But it's necessary.
Part of the problem: Talking about systemic oppression | Nov 11 2014 | Michael Laxer | Michael Laxer responds to those men who say they aren't complicit in creating a world where men like Jian Ghomeshi survive and thrive.
Child care is unaffordable in Canada's cities. What can we do about it? | Nov 11 2014 | Iglika Ivanova | A new report from the CCPA takes a closer look at childcare fees in Canada's biggest 22 cities and shows just how unaffordable child care has become everywhere outside of Quebec.
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Women take action for institutional change in Vancouver city elections | Nov 11 2014 | Christine O'Fallon | The Vancouver election is on November 15. Who's to say whether anything real will happen once the elections are over and done with? That's where the Hot Pink Paper Campaign comes in!

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