The anti-choice movement has launched a national campaign to try to convince provinces to defund abortion. This campaign is the latest of numerous attempts over the years.
Follow our live coverage of the 2013 Women's Forum, hosted by MP Niki Ashton, which brings together women from across the country both in person and digitally.
Oct 29, 2013
Government Conference Centre
2 Rideau StreetOttawa , ON
Join us! The Women's Forum is the first gathering of its kind bringing women, activists and organizations together.
The throne speech had a lot to say about Canadian families. The government promised safety and security, not to mention lower cable bills. How do those promises measure up against reality?
When your abuser is convinced, and has others convinced, he is a supporter of women’s rights and social justice, the alienation and betrayal feels all the more disquieting.
Oct 22, 2013 to Oct 23, 2013
Barbara Frum Library
20 Covington Road (Bathurst + Lawrence)Toronto , ON
During World War II the Japanese Army forced over 200,000 women from across Asia into a military sexual slavery system; the victims are euphemistically known as ‘comfort women’.
Oct 22, 2013
UofT, William Doo Auditorium, New College
45 Willcocks Street (St. George + Harbord)Toronto , ON
Join us in solidarity and conversation on October 22 for a panel discussion on Women's Human Rights: 'Comfort Women' of WWII in Asia
Maternal mortality has been one of the world's most intractable human rights problems because of the low status of women, but recent efforts have shown that it can be significantly reduced.
Shakila was 16 years old when she was raped and murdered in the home of a powerful politician. There are many Shakilas in Afghanistan -- and impunity for rapists and murderers.
The discourse of "rape culture" is a necessary but, on its own, insufficient condition for a reinvigoration of feminism.