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| August 25, 2015

Japan's debt to 'comfort women'

August 21, 2015
| This program excerpts testimony and judgments from the December 2000 Women's International Tribunal on Japan's Military Sexual Slavery.
Length: 29:19 minutes (13.42 MB)

International Women's Rights: a voters guide on women's isssues in the 2015 election

Photo Credit: Kevin Konnyu (Creative Commons BY NC SA)

The International Women's Rights Project has created a voters guide highlighting women's issues in 2015 election.

The guide was created to be used as a tool to inform voters about issues regarding women in Canada and to provide focused questions to pose to candidates. Each section includes a summary and ends with a list of questions you can use at debates or in discussions with candidates.

Download the guide here.

The guide covers issues including:



UN report card slams Canada's record on human rights

August 12, 2015
| A recent United Nations report documents the loss of human rights protections in Canada since Harper came to power in 2006. Lara Yeo says the report is a sobering read.
Length: 17:50 minutes (16.33 MB)

Comic book about abortion aims to demystify the process

August 11, 2015
| A new book follows two separate women as they go through abortions, one surgical, one medical. Leah Hayes wrote and illustrated "Not So Funny Ha Ha: A Handbook for Something Hard."
Length: 13:03 minutes (11.95 MB)

Women Gun Survivors in Indian-colonized India

July 20, 2015
| Interview recorded at the WILPF Women's Power to Stop War conference in April 2015 in The Hague.
Length: 29:15 minutes (40.17 MB)

FIFA World Cup exception to lack of coverage of women's sport

July 10, 2015
| The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup attracted millions of viewers worldwide. But now that it's over, women athletes will once again disappear from our screens.
Length: 21:58 minutes (20.12 MB)
Image: Flickr/Katie Tegtmeyer
| June 30, 2015
| June 22, 2015

Book: 'The Sweet Sixteen'

June 3, 2015
| Linda Kay thought she was a pioneer as the first woman to write sports for the Chicago Tribune. Then she discovered that a woman was writing sports for the Globe and Mail in the 1930s.
Length: 14:36 minutes (13.37 MB)
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