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UOttawa lawsuit reminds us who pays the price of sexual violence | Jan 15 2015 | Lucia Lorenzi | News of a lawsuit against the University of Ottawa brings up an important question: what is the cost of sexual violence in our communities, and who is entitled to compensation?
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International report recommends action on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women | Jan 14 2015 | Francella Fiallos | The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights released a report about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada. Their recommendation? The government should take action.
Sexualized violence on our campuses | Jan 13 2015 | Victoria Fenner | On January 9, the Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs responded to the developing crisis at the Dalhousie Dental School with a panel discussion about violence on Canadian campuses.
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Yes, Mr. Harper, #MMIW is a sociological phenomenon | Jan 13 2015 | Gwen Brodsky, Sharon McIvor, Shelagh Day | The Inter‑American Commission on Human Rights issues a breakthrough report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Six things you don't understand about feminism that you should probably learn before writing about feminism | Jan 13 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Bustle: Publishing terrible articles about feminism since forever.
Seeing Red: Examining sexualized violence in Buffy the Vampire Slayer | Jan 13 2015 | The F Word | The F Word explores how sexualized violence is portrayed in the iconic show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Breaking: Violent man is violent | Jan 12 2015 | Meghan Murphy | George Zimmerman was arrested on Friday night on a charge of domestic violence with a weapon and aggravated assault.
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Meet Irene Lanzinger, new President of the BC Federation of Labour | Jan 12 2015 | Ella Bedard | The first woman and first teacher to lead the BC Federation of Labour talks about politics, teaching and next steps for the labour movement.
Interview with Elena Skoko, author of 'Memoirs of a Singing Birth' | Jan 12 2015 | Frieda Werden | Frieda Werden interviews Elena Skoko, author of Memoirs of a Singing Birth and activist for rights and dignity of mothers and babies in birth.
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One year after Bedford: Where are we now? | Jan 9 2015 | Marcus A. Sibley | It's been just over a year since the Bedford decision. We look back on what led to the decision, what has happened since and if sex workers have seen any benefit from the new law.
It’s the capitalist patriarchy, stupid: Academics create video game normalizing prostitution; lets johns off the hook | Jan 9 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Concordia academics claim to want to move beyond the two-sided and "devise a game that... point[s] to the complexity of the situation," but they failed. Big time.
Feminist activists remain committed to fight for 24-hour drop-in for women and trans people | Jan 8 2015 | John Bonnar | Today was the first court appearance for five women arrested and charged with criminal offences on November 25 for refusing to leave a Shelter Support and Housing Administration office in Toronto.

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#NotAllMen and derailing feminist conversations Pondering said... I was led to this a topic through an article relating to notallmen, but it also pertained to other...
Nordic Model - Claimed successes and Documented Effects susan davis said... no comments? about the swedish governments admited failures...? surprise suprise......just because...
Rape and conjugal violence jokes from (my neighbourhood) Montréal bar Otavano said... lagatta wrote: This place is in my neighbourhood - right next to Nutranimo pet food shop and across...
The "Nordic Model" of prostitution law is a myth.... susan davis said... because this article meant nothing...these people are wrong...right abolitionist faithful? all the...
Hi from an american with a question bagkitty said... Welcome squeezeplay. strangely enough I think the first place you might want to look is the...
Female Tory MP asks why NDP women don't wear jackets like the men terrytowel said... Ms. Jinny Jogindera Sims:  Just to that point, before I proceed with my speaking, I'm very...
Helen Kennedy joins Liberal party Unionist said... Of course she's a turncoat. A traitor. What's so hard to understand? Next baiting thread, please. in
Linda McQuaig VS Chrystia Freeland nicky said... As I posted yesterday in another thread, Linda is having an event with Tom Mulcair at the Pogue...
Exploiting Violence for "Feminist" Politics quizzical said... huh....you've shown you have an axe to grind politically with Vancouver Rape Relief and their...
Gone Home - A story exploration video game Catchfire said... And finally, you will need to believe in these possibilities. That maybe you aren’t human....

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