International women's day

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Mar 6, 2020
Image: Justin Trudeau/Twitter

What's the real impact of Trudeau's feminism?

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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Mar 7, 2020
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Becoming more equal

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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Mar 5, 2020
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Who is the 'Woman' on International Women's Day?

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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Mar 8, 2018
Winter playground. Image: Benson Kua/Wikimedia Commons

No equality without universal child care

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.
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Mar 8, 2018
Yolanda Becerra Vega of the Organización Femenina Popular (OFP) in Colombia, KAIROS Women of Courage partner.

Be a feminist every day of the year

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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