Purity Myth: How America's Obsession With Virginity is Hurting Young Women
An evening of speeches, music and poetry dedicated to raising funds for the Afghan Women's Mission, which works closely with RAWA (Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan) to support health, educational and other programs for Afghan women.
Featuring: Sonali Kolhatkar, co-director, Afghan Women's Mission, author of Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords and the Propaganda of Silence and host of Uprising Radio, an hour-long daily program on Pacifica Radio.
Vancouver City Councillor Andrea Reimer and I issued a release refuting STV proponents’ claim that the system itself causes more women to be elected. We referred to Ireland and Malta, the only nations in the world to use STV in their national assemblies, not so we could omit other countries using STV who do better at gender equity.
Ronak Ghorbani gives us a look into what took place at the International Women's Day rally/fair that was held in Toronto this year.