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International Women's Day March, 2017, Los Angeles. Image Credit: Molly Adams/Wikimedia Commons
Maya Bhullar | This year, during a pandemic, let's make International Women's Day 2021 really matter.
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Sylvia Bashevkin | On International Women's Day, a year into this pandemic, Canada and the world face a major she-curity crisis -- which deepens long-standing patterns that disadvantaged women long before the pandemic.
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Thousands of Torontonians celebrated International Women's Day with a march calling for gender pay equity, an end to cuts to education and social welfare, support for universal childcare, and more. Image: Marites N. Sison
Marites N. Sison | Marchers urged resistance to government's cuts in public education, health care, and social welfare in Ontario.
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Jessica Rose | Two new books reimagine power structures and the ways women can disrupt them.
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Shama Naqushbandi | Creating a world of real equality demands more than lip service. Increasingly, it calls for strong leadership, particularly in environments where there is a palpable absence.
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Jackie Hansen | Trudeau's lasting legacy must not be his desire to advance women's rights. His legacy must be that he truly succeeded in advancing women's rights and gender equality.
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Boju Bajai hosts Bhrikuti Rai (left) and Itisha Giri (right). Image: Used with permission
Victoria Fenner | Maxine Betteridge-Moes is a Canadian living in Nepal who has discovered an informative and entertaining podcast by Nepali women that explore gender equality issues. She tells us why she's a fan.
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Khadijah Kanji | A category that accounts for half of the world's population can't capture the oppressions, needs and realities of all those within it. At best, this renders it useless -- at worst, harmful.
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Brent Patterson | The Trudeau government is being called on to take action after a March 2017 fire swept through a locked classroom at the state-run group home on the outskirts of Guatemala City.
Podcast
Why women need to join unions now - Marie Clarke Walker
Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | CLC Secretary Treasurer Marie Clarke Walker says "Join a union!" -- an epic attempt at global equal pay for work of equal value; and the LabourStart report about union events.
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Yolanda Becerra Vega of the Organización Femenina Popular (OFP) in Colombia, KAIROS Women of Courage partner.
Rachel Warden | This year we are happy that it is finally acceptable (and even trendy) to be a feminist, but we urge Canadians and the Canadian government to fully embrace the challenge.
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Winter playground. Image: Benson Kua/Wikimedia Commons
Martha Friendly, Susan Prentice, Morna Ballantyne | Without the publicly funded child care now commonplace in many countries, Canada lacks this essential pillar of support for women's equality.