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Halifax police put onus for safety on women following taxi sexual assaults | Aug 3 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Last week, Halifax police outlined what women who take cabs "can do for their own personal safety."
Representatives of the gender subcommittee to Colombia’s peace talks
Women advocate for peace in Colombia | Aug 2 2016 | Frieda Werden | After decades of women's peace activism, a new accord is signed.
Men sexually harassing women journalists is a trend that just won't die | Jul 29 2016 | Emily Blake | CTV Vancouver reporter Sarah MacDonald was the target of a degrading sexist prank that is indicative of a larger problem in Canada.
Privacy compromised: Legal rights and protections in Canada | Jul 28 2016 | Michael Hackl, Pro Bono | What should the institutions that are privy to our private information do when they have to deal with competing privacy and secrecy concerns? Michael Hackl looks at Canada's privacy laws to find out.
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Toronto Burlesque Festival 'lightning rod' for political debate | Jul 28 2016 | Laura Brightwell | This weekend the Toronto Burlesque Festival begins! Laura Brightwell caught up with the Executive Director of Programming Coco Framboise to get her thoughts on the current burlesque scene.
Women deserve better spray painted on a brick wall.
Domestic violence project '1inFour' receives funding from Hamilton Community Foundation | Jul 28 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Ongoing funding is essential for 1inFour to continue expanding its website and community partnerships to ensure women become empowered to make the best choices for themselves and their children.
Feminism has been taken over by capitalism, and it ain't pretty | Jul 28 2016 | Kaitlin McNabb | When did feminism start meaning that consumption was the most revolutionary act? Marketplace feminism has been creeping in for quite a while and it's time to put it in its place.
Photo: Ursula Franklin
Ursula Franklin a pioneer feminist, pacifist, scientist and social justice fighter | Jul 25 2016 | Judy Rebick | Ursula Franklin's brilliance, courage and kindness were in equal measure. She helped to shape feminism in Canada ensuring that it was also a movement for peace and justice.
The integral role of Indigenous women's knowledge | Jul 21 2016 | Kahente Horn-Miller | 'Living on the Land: Indigenous Women's Understanding of Place' examines how patriarchy, gender and colonialism have shaped the experiences and knowledge of Indigenous women. Read an excerpt here.
Radicalizing body positivity politics | Jul 20 2016 | Scott Neigh | Tameera Mohamed talks about the radical, intersectional, body positivity of Our Resilient Bodies.
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Beyond cabinet parity: Gender equity requires less talk, more legislation | Jul 19 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Justin Trudeau's "Because it's 2015" feminism has a lot of political currency. But is all this rhetoric really addressing a huge issue in Canadian politics: the parliamentary gender gap?
Web manosphere and revolt of the beta-men | Jul 17 2016 | Aoife Cooke | There's a geeky new sexism espoused by the gender-fluid generation says Irish journalist Angela Nagle.

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