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Gratitude to those who know that violence against women is not just a women's issue | Nov 30 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | It's November 30, the last day of Woman Abuse Prevention Month in Ontario and the sixth day of the United Nations 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Government platitudes not enough to deliver desperately needed equality to women in Canada | Nov 25 2016 | Michele Biss | We have a prime minister who calls himself a feminist, but have we achieved equality for women in Canada? The answer, unsurprisingly, is not yet.
Violence Against Women Painting
NO MÁS! End Violence against Women NOW tour brings November 25 to Canada | Nov 24 2016 | Rachel Warden | November 25 (UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) and following 16 days of activism against gender-based violence offer important opportunities to respond to this issue.
Image: UN Women/Niels den Hollander
UNiTE to end violence against women | Nov 22 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Sustainable financing is imperative to effectively prevent and end violence against women and girls here at home and around the world.
Yesim Ustaoglu on Clair Obscur, Tradition, Sexual Politics and Patriarchy
Yesim Ustaoglu on Clair Obscur, tradition, sexual politics and patriarchy | Nov 19 2016 | Face2Face | Yesim and Face2Face host David Peck talk about tradition, sexual politics in Turkey, harsh modernism, manipulation, control and patriarchal power.
Women's Monument in Minto Park, Ottawa. Flickr/lezumbalaberenjena
Policy makers need to understand lived experience when it comes to gendered violence | Nov 17 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | While the solutions to woman abuse are multi-faceted, consulting with survivors of gendered violence can save time, money and precious lives.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
Hillary Clinton's legacy will be the cracks she left in that glass ceiling every single day | Nov 16 2016 | Gerry Caplan | Like the man said, that's how the light gets in.
CanLit heavyweights' letter in support of Steven Galloway leaves rape survivors out in the cold | Nov 16 2016 | Zoe Todd | A letter signed by CanLit Who's Who has called for an investigation of how UBC handled investigation into allegations about the former chair of its creative writing program, Steven Galloway.
Photo credit: Janine Kropla
Instagram project chronicles search for missing and murdered Indigenous women | Nov 10 2016 | June Chua | There's another story to the tragic saga of missing and murdered Indigenous women and it's coming to light through an Instagram project created by the National Film Board.
Deepa Mehta on Gender Disparity, Power Dynamics, Systemic Violence & Inequality
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Deepa Mehta discusses systemic gender violence | Nov 9 2016 | Face2Face | Deepa and Face2Face host David Peck talk about systemic violence, choice and responsibility, inequality, gender disparity, power dynamics and why good parenting matters.
Image: Flickr/Zorah Olivia
This Woman Abuse Prevention Month, familiarize yourself with many forms of abuse | Oct 28 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Women living with, leaving, or healing from intimate partner relationship violence experience multiple forms of abuse. Take a moment to learn about them.
That 'am I pragnent' video can fuck right off | Oct 27 2016 | Arielle de Pagter | Why is it that the Internet seems to find misspelled questions about female reproductive health so damn amusing?

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Québec Bread and Roses march - 20 years already! lagatta said... I guess if I were talking about Slutwalk or Girl Power it would be important. Fighting poverty and...
"Ni una menos" acting against femicide in Argentina quizzical said... something like this has to happen here. i'm so sick of hearing the news and hearing another woman...

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