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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?
Image: Flickr/Paul Townsend
To understand sexual assault, we still need to listen to Donald Trump | Oct 27 2016 | Lucia Lorenzi | Survivors, primarily women, have been speaking out about Trump and other sexually aggressive men for decades. Why is it that we don't pay attention until these men speak themselves?
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at CHUO with other panelists heard in the program
Executive Director of UN Women on violence against women in Canada | Oct 25 2016 | Sarah Newton | In a roundtable with Canada's National Campus and Community Radio Association, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka discussed violence against Indigenous women; how to include transgender people.
Death of gender parity bill means Canadian women could wait until 2075 for equality in parliament | Oct 19 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Bill C-237 would offer financial incentives to ensure gender parity during elections. Unfortunately, it will be voted down by the Liberal government.
New bill will move Ontario women closer to being able to live without fear of violence | Oct 18 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Ontario MPP Peggy Sattler's Bill 26 The Domestic and Sexual Violence Workplace Leave, Accommodation and Training Act to be voted on Thursday, October 20.
Sexual assault is society's norm. Stop treating Donald Trump as an anomaly. | Oct 17 2016 | Nora Loreto | Finally, a call for the mainstream press to take a broader approach to analysing Trump's sexual abuse history.
The 'Pink Ribbon' campaign should be for all women, not just the non-disabled | Oct 13 2016 | Bonnie Brayton | "Pink madness" began showing up on football fields across North America on Sunday night and it will soon be in full swing. Are all women included in the campaign against breast cancer?
Image: freestockphotos.biz
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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How to deal with a macho comrade Misfit said... Lagatta, I am very sorry you had to experience this harrassment and abuse. What he did to you was...
The client dichotomy. Struggling said... Actually, this leads me to a few more questions: how should a self-described "hobbyist's" support...
Conservatives vote against ending violence against women mark_alfred said... Conservatives voted down M-444, A National Action Plan to End Violence against Women. The bill’s...
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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