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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.
Women's Habitat shelter celebrates kitchen and programming expansions | Aug 28 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Women’s Habitat opened its doors in Etobicoke in 1978. Since then, this emergency shelter has been busy expanding the essential ways it helps women and children.
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From Rio to Tokyo, gender discrimination in sport continues | Aug 25 2016 | Katie Douglas, Pro Bono | The treatment of athletes like Caster Semenya at the Rio Olympics shows that the rights of women who do not conform to binary understandings of sex are deemed less worthy of protection than others.
Kim Kardashian is not a feminist -- get over it | Aug 23 2016 | Meghan Murphy | The reason Kim Kardashian says she isn't a feminist is because she's not -- liberals should think about why that is.
Photo: Tony Hall/flickr
Four things to know about women and homelessness in Canada | Aug 17 2016 | Sadie McInnes | It's time we pay attention to the unique experience of homeless women, and also take into account other identity-based barriers to housing and services that women face.
Photo: flickr/Global Crop Diversity Trust
Three Colombian women tell us why preserving seeds is an act of resistance | Aug 16 2016 | Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo | Colombian women are fighting to protect native seeds. Why? We spoke with three seed guardians about the importance of this work.
Survivors speak out in new book about the prostitution industry | Aug 12 2016 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Melinda Tankard-Reist, and two survivors who shared their stories in "Prostitution Narratives: Stories of Survival in the Sex Trade."
Are you getting any closer? A pocket-sized primer on female sexuality | Aug 11 2016 | Clarissa Fortin | The clitoris. Something so powerful and wonderful, yet largely misunderstood and ignored. Dive into female pleasure and sexuality with "Closer: Notes from the Orgasmic Frontier of Female Sexuality."
"Women's humor is part of the revolution". - Dale Spender
Who talks, who listens? | Aug 9 2016 | Dale Spender | A feminist linguist investigates men and women's conversations.

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