Columnists
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with media, March 5, 2021. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Matthew Behrens | While there has been plenty of awareness this year, there remains precious little government action on ending the scourge of male violence against women and children, both at home and globally.
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Barâa Arar | An interview with Julie Lalonde on the audiobook of her memoir "Resilience is Futile."
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A protest against violence against women in Montreal in July, 2020 (Image: Mélodie Descoubes/Unsplash)
Sarah Macharia | A Statistics Canada survey found 10 per cent of Canadian women were "very or extremely concerned about the possibility of violence in the home," during the pandemic.
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Doreen Nicoll | November is Woman Abuse Prevention month. Since 2013, the Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses has sold purple scarves and ties through local women's shelters to raise awareness.
Podcast
ILO at McGill. Image: Morrice Hall, McGill University, 1940. ILO photo. Used by permission.
Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report June 14 to 21, 2019. McGill provided a refuge for the ILO during WWII, a treaty to stop violence against women, the LabourStart Report, and more.
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Woman in silhouette. Photo: Lord Of Pixels/Flickr
Bonnie Burstow | The story about "electroshock therapy" is overwhelmingly a story about violence against women -- and women are fighting back!
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Device for electroconvulsive therapy. Photo: AntaresGreen/Wikimedia Commons
Bonnie Burstow | Electroshock has been proven to be sexist, ineffective, and brain-damaging. A lawsuit for damages against the shock machine manufacturers has just led to a settlement. What follows is a hunger strike.
Columnists
Justin Trudeau speaks at the Equal Voice International Women's Day lunch. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Matthew Behrens | For a self-proclaimed feminist prime minister, Justin Trudeau has utterly failed in his government's efforts to protect the national security of women.
Podcast
Fighting for the rights of disAbled women
Scott Neigh | Executive director Bonnie Brayton talks about the work of the DisAbled Women's Network Canada.
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An installation on violence against women in Mexico City, 2018
Doreen Nicoll | By not distinguishing this form of torture in the Criminal Code, society diminishes the human rights violations survivors have endured and keeps women and girls silent, powerless, and invisible.
Podcast
Bringing stalking into the 'MeToo' conversation
Scott Neigh | Julie Lalonde talks about stalking, gendered violence, and the Outside of the Shadows project.
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Harvey Weinstein, former chairman, The Weinstein Company. Photo: Thomas Hawk
Peggy Nash | Media attention on Hollywood's abusers will lessen, but the need to take action to end harassment and abuse will not.