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The F Word

Stranger harassment and impacts on women's health

March 12, 2014
| Ariana Barer interviews Angela Matthews about her recent research on stranger harassment and its impact on the holistic health of women and the health of our communities.
Length: 33:36 minutes (38.46 MB)
The F Word

The misogyny factor in films about technological innovation

March 11, 2014
| Ariana Barer speaks with Caity Goerke about her recent blog post published on the F Word site called, "What do Her and The Social Network have in common? A lot about him."
Length: 27:16 minutes (31.21 MB)

Women's Day blog censored by Canadian Museum for Human Rights, says author

Author’s note: This post was commissioned as an IWD blog by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. It was initially approved and posted by the Museum on 4 March 2014. It was, however, almost immediately withdrawn as ‘Communications’ at the Museum deemed the one line comment on the current federal Conservative government unacceptable as written. The offer of a substantive footnote and illustrative example from the author brought no reply. ActiveHistory.ca has reposted this time-sensitive contribution here, to which examples of anti-women policies and a footnote have been added.


Feminist Current

Decolonizing women's history: Max Dashu on recovering women's history

March 8, 2014
| Meghan Murphy speaks with Max Dashu, founder of The Suppressed Histories Archives, about the importance of women's and Indigenous histories.
Length: 36:02 minutes (32.99 MB)
March 7, 2014 |
On March 8, 1857, female garment workers in New York City took to the streets to demand better working conditions, a ten-hour day, and equal rights for women.
| March 7, 2014
Needs No Introduction

Interview with author, counsellor and feminist Ellen Besso

March 6, 2014
| Ellen Besso talks about her new book "An Indian Sojourn," a book detailing her travels with her partner in India and her work as a volunteer with Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala.
Length: 21:40 minutes (19.84 MB)
Democracy North

Democracy North: IWD, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, CBSA death inquest, climate chaos

March 6, 2014
| An independent Canadian and global news hour, featuring the week’s top grassroots news and interviews.
Length: 52:16 minutes (53.97 MB)

Ensuring Feminist, Anti-Oppression Service Delivery

Community services like transition houses and shelters are crucial in creating supportive, accessible spaces for folks needing support. But sometimes even these organizations and agencies can fall short in ensuring inclusivity and accessibility for all.


This manual is a guide for “implementing an integrated, anti-racist, feminist service delivery system” at community agencies. Whether you’re an employee or leader at such an organization, a community activist, or someone looking to access these community services, demanding a commitment to developing more accessible and welcoming spaces is super important.



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