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The Guerrilla Feminist Collective vs. Roosh V. | Feb 6 2016 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Jen Kim and Emily Monaghan -- members of the Guerrilla Feminist Collective -- about the protest the planned in response to Roosh V.'s misogyny.
Svea Vikander, bar
Day 5: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of being kissed at my workplace | Feb 5 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of victims' stories
Svea Vikander, basement window
Day 4: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of my nighttime voyeur | Feb 4 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talk show host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of survivors' stories.
Svea Vikander, age 15
Day 3: Assaulted at my 15th birthday party | Feb 3 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talk show host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of victims' stories.
School photo // Age 6 // Salt Spring Island
Day two: Slut-shamed on Salt Spring at 11 years old | Feb 2 2016 | Svea Vikander | Day two of a month-long project in which Svea documents a series of memories that just wouldn't leave her alone after she learned about the Jian Ghomeshi scandal in late 2014.
Viola Desmond, 1914-1965. A civil rights icon in Canada, she inspired people to
No free feminist lunch, Mr. Prime Minister | Feb 2 2016 | Kate McInturff | Prime Minister Trudeau declared himself a feminist on the global stage last week. He appointed a gender-equal cabinet. Now it's time to deliver more than a gesture. Now it's time to pay for lunch.
Two aprons -- Superman and Wonder Woman
For Valentine's Day and every day | Feb 2 2016 | Penney Kome | Hey guys, here's a cheap way to score big (unless you're already doing it).
clothing, hijab, uniform, fast fashion, mindfulness, gooderGoods
What we wear matters, and why | Feb 2 2016 | Kelly Okamura | Clothing matters. Attire choices tell others about who we are. And what we choose to buy has impact through the purchasing system -- from field to landfill.
There is no gender symmetry when it comes to domestic violence | Feb 1 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Janet Mosher, law professor at York University, maintains that "A great deal of complexity is involved when a woman living with domestic violence uses force."
Jian Ghomeshi made me remember all the times I was sexually violated | Feb 1 2016 | Svea Vikander | Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial today. And so, in a way, do Canadian women. This trial is not only about a man and four cases of sexual assault, but whether we, as a society, trust women who tell.
Four ways to deal with coverage of the Jian Ghomeshi trial | Jan 31 2016 | Lucia Lorenzi | As the first of Jian Ghomeshi's sexual assault trials begins this week, four tips might help how we and others engage in difficult conversations.
Which incredible Canadian women should be featured on the $20 bill? | Jan 29 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | Are these your top five? Who would you choose instead?

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