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.
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.
Every December 6, we remember the women who lost their lives in the brutal and targeted attack at École Polytechnique. Have we learned from the past?
"Notes from a Feminist Killjoy" is an answer to what is needed now -- a self-consciously contingent rejoinder to the question of "who needs feminism?"
There are still no resources to speak of for girls with disabilities facing violence, even though they experience violence at higher rates and more frequently than any other group.
It's November 30, the last day of Woman Abuse Prevention Month in Ontario and the sixth day of the United Nations 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence.
November 25 (UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) and following 16 days of activism against gender-based violence offer important opportunities to respond to this issue.
There's another story to the tragic saga of missing and murdered Indigenous women and it's coming to light through an Instagram project created by the National Film Board.
The Public Service Alliance of Canada joins Indigenous Peoples in recognizing the importance of the newly-launched National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
The federal government has finally announced an inquiry but NWAC, victims' families, and leaders from Indigenous groups have raised several concerns with the government's plans. Will Trudeau listen?