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Sarah Shepherd, Global Media Monitoring Project volunteer from Canada, monitors the days news during monitoring day, September 29, 2020. Image: contributed photo
Philip Lee | Stories reveal gender bias and extensive stereotyping that perpetuate marginalization, discrimination, and violence against women and girls. Men also have a role to play in addressing this inequality.
News
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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.
News
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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.
Podcast
Image: National Geographic. Used with permission.
David Peck | Below the ground outside Damascus, a subterranean hospital goes about its work in a hidden place. Sound designer Peter Albrechtsen talks about his work on "The Cave."
Podcast
Image: Farzad Park and Europe Media Nest. Used with permission.
Face2Face | Iranian activist Mahnaz Mohammadi discusses her feature film about how a marriage proposal leads to a single mother's choice between financial security and what's best for her family.
News
Street sign with mother and child crossing the street. Image: barnimages.com/Flickr
Svea Vikander | As the holes in our social safety net widen, societies and governments task mothers with near total responsibility for the safety and well-being of their children.
Podcast
Representatives of the gender subcommittee to Colombia’s peace talks
Frieda Werden | After decades of women's peace activism, a new accord is signed.
Book Review
Kahente Horn-Miller | 'Living on the Land: Indigenous Women's Understanding of Place' examines how patriarchy, gender and colonialism have shaped the experiences and knowledge of Indigenous women. Read an excerpt here.
Podcast
Scott Neigh | Jessica Barry and Nicole Collins talk about the work that Smash Patriarchy: An Action Team is doing in St. John's.
Book Review
Sarah Hipworth | The clever, substantial and slyly feminist novel "13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl" takes a deep look at beauty norms and society's perception of women through the eyes of Lizzie/Beth/Elizabeth/Liz.
News
Azeezah Kanji | Why is any erosion of white male authority immediately declared a crisis of apocolyptic proportions?
Blog
Doreen Nicoll | This is the fifth in a series of articles for Sexual Assault Prevention Month.