The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion has been putting together a series of toolkits to help organizations and communities make diversity and inclusion a priority in their workplace. In this third toolkit, they provide practical suggestions and strategies for the challenge of dealing with fear and resistance to diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Issues of Islamophobia are in the headlines again as Western societies grapple with the ramifications of the Paris attacks. Author and academic Reza Aslan spoke on the issue of Islamophobia at the National Council of Canadian Muslims' Gala in 2014 in Toronto.
"You can't be what you can't see." -- Marian Wright Edelman, human rights activist
I can't begin to imagine life as a teenage girl nowadays. Just turn on the television, check out Facebook, stand at a bus station or take a walk in a mall.
The countless images bombarding all of us highlight artificial standards of female beauty. Studies show that these images are negatively affecting how young women and girls perceive themselves.