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Nafisa Hoodbhoy and Frieda Werden 2015
Women and War in a complex region -- Pakistan-Afghanistan | Nov 8 2015 | Frieda Werden | An interview with Nafisa Hoodbhoy, author of Aboard the Democracy Train: A Journey Through Pakistan's Last Decade of Democracy.
Image: Flickr/Justin Trudeau
A national child-care system: 'Because it's 2015' | Nov 6 2015 | Martha Friendly | A national child-care system, absolutely appropriate if for no other reason than simply: "because it's 2015."
Walk to eliminate barriers to higher learning for Indigenous women | Nov 4 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | A fundraiser aimed at eliminating the barriers to post-secondary success for Indigenous women in Hamilton.
Photo: Michael Coghlan/flickr
The election is over. Now can we really talk about gender inequality? | Nov 3 2015 | Kendra Milne | After an election campaign in which women's equality became a rhetorical tool, Canada has opted for a more hopeful federal government. But where does that leave women in B.C.?
Image: YouTube/CBC News
The problem of representation in the neoliberal age | Nov 3 2015 | Nora Loreto | When individual respresentation rings hollow, how do we continue to fight for it while also re-building feminist movements?
Wrap yourself in purple in support of woman abuse prevention month | Nov 2 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month in Ontario. As part of its work to educate and engage the public, OAITH created the Wrapped in Courage campaign.
Abortion in Chile | Nov 1 2015 | Alexandra Hall | As of October 25, 2015, Chile's Congress is debating de-criminalizing abortion in cases of life endangerment, fetal malformation, and up to 18 weeks only in cases of rape.
Kate Harding on the alarming rise of rape culture | Oct 31 2015 | Redeye Collective | Author and columnist Kate Harding brings wit, sarcasm and righteous fury to a dark topic in her new book Asking For It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture and What We Can Do About It.
What could a Liberal majority mean for Indigenous communities? | Oct 29 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Pamela Palmater about what impact the recent Liberal victory could have on Indigenous rights in Canada.
Porn is a privilege, not a right | Oct 28 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Once again the issue of prisoners' right to pornography is up for debate; this time in Canada.
Which Witch? | Oct 26 2015 | Mindy Ran | A lively exploration of changes in Western European ideas about witches, from Shakespeare's time to ours.
Don't worry, Justin Trudeau will never be hurt by sexist objectification | Oct 23 2015 | Elizabeth Pickett, Meghan Murphy | The Internet is swooning over our new PM. It's bad, but it doesn't amount to sexism.

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