women's rights


Sexuality as Governmentality? Grounding Sex in the Political History of a City

Nov 17, 2009
University College Room 253
15 King's College Circle University College Toronto
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 44.4708" N, 79° 23' 46.41" W
Ontario CA
A look at the how changing policies made prostitution "The Social Evil" in New York during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and the resulting effect on sex workers and gender morality.

Film screening: rebELLEs: the movie. Feminism Uncensored

Nov 10, 2009
Ellice Theatre
587 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg , MB
49° 53' 34.6272" N, 97° 9' 30.4632" W
Manitoba CA
Film screening of rebELLEs: the movie. Feminism Uncensored, (directed by Marie-Noël Arseneau), a documentary of the Pan-Canadian young feminist gathering, Waves of Resistance.

Persons' Day Breakfast: 80 Years - Time for Equity for Everyone

Oct 16, 2009
Trinity United Hall
Simcoe and Reid
Peterborough , ON
44° 18' 14.256" N, 78° 19' 39.9756" W
Ontario CA
The 17th annual Peterborough Persons' Day Breakfast celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Persons' Case, where some Canadian women were first recognized as "persons" under the law.
Oct 4, 2009

An evening with Flora Igoki Terah

Needs No Introduction
On September 23, the Kenyan human rights activist stood before an audience at Amnesty House in Ottawa to speak of her political experiences and encounters with electoral violence.

Winnipeg Take Back the Night 2009

Sep 18, 2009
Orioles Community Centre
Corner of St. Matthew's and Burnell March through the West End.
Winnipeg , MB
49° 53' 24.378" N, 97° 10' 14.3436" W
Manitoba CA
All are welcome to Join in Take Back the Night. Meet at 7 p.m. and march through the West End to raise awareness about the ongoing violence against women in our Winnipeg community.
Aug 12, 2009

Prayer and choice

H. Rose
A medical student's reaction to prayer during a pre-abortion procedure.
Aug 4, 2009

Gender violence is everyone's responsibility

Maha Zimmo
When using the terminology of 'honour killings,' we must understand that in this specific instance, Islam is used by certain members of a community as an excuse to wage this violence against women.
Book Review
Jul 9, 2009

On the prowl

Jennifer Moreau
While studies often focus on why women get into prostitution, precious few have looked at the men who rent them.The Johns examines an often overlooked element in the prostitution equation.


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