Podcast
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Scott Neigh | Frédérique Chabot and Natalya Mason talk about sex ed as a holistic approach links sexual health to social justice.
Blog
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Sarah Macharia | For decades now, "very few" stories in Canadian news media have challenged gender stereotypes, according to a global monitoring project conducted every five years since 1995.
Blog
Journalist Nora Loreto. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Every Canadian should read Nora Loreto's essay in the National Observer -- and every Canadian man should read it in a spirit of reflection and honest self-examination.
Columnists
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Matthew Behrens | The last three weeks of 58-year-old single mother and abuse survivor Michele M's life were spent on the run from a multi-generational history of male violence against women and children.
Columnists
Trans solidarity rally and march in Washington, D.C. Image: Ted Eytan/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | In addition to mourning those who have been killed, trans activists and allies have organized Trans Awareness Week to precede the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Columnists
U.S. Senator Akaka urges passing of Senate VAWA in 2012. Image: The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Twenty-five years ago, the Violence Against Women Act, or VAWA, was signed into law in the U.S. In April, the bill was sent to the Republican-controlled Senate, where it has been awaiting action.
Columnists
Statue Ivstitia (Justice) looks outward from the Supreme Court of Canada, with the Peace Tower in the near distance. Photo: Jamie McCaffrey/Flickr
Matthew Behrens | While the Trudeau government has long boasted of employing a gendered lens to enact its policies, that analysis has certainly not applied to extradition.
Blog
Sophia Reuss | In the wake of the Danforth shooting and recent mass violence in Toronto, might Canadians do better to approach violence as an issue of public health, rather than public safety?
Blog
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Yves Engler | The alleged perpetrator of Monday’s van attack in Toronto has ties to a powerful patriarchal institution that is Canada’s biggest purveyor of violence.
Blog
Linda MacDonald and Jeanne Sarson present brief to UN. Image: Bill Casey, Member of Parliament for Cumberland—Colchester, Nova Scotia
Penney Kome | Linda MacDonald and Jeanne Sarson lobby for UN Committee on Torture to recognize sexualized violence as a form of torture.
Columnists
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Digital Freedom Update, Marianela Ramos Capelo | With online platforms increasingly being a site of public discourse in democratic societies, gendered online violence silences and makes invisible a key sector of society in the public sphere.
Columnists
Matthew Behrens | Despite the daily barrage of patriarchal terrorism in our own neighbourhoods, the self-styled feminist government of Justin Trudeau acts in a manner inconsistent with the extent of the crisis.