The lack of an early childhood education and child-care program, the inequities that exist for women in the EI program and the pay gap between women and men have left Canadian women struggling.
This post reviews the recent Afghan law passed which legalizes material rape and compares Canadian denunciating rhetoric with governmental action resulting in the deterioration of women’s rights.
I respond to Dennis Pilon's rabble article specifically on his continuing claim that women stand a better chance of being elected under a Single Transferable Vote (STV) electoral system.
Inter Pares has a campaign to 'Take Back the Day' this Mother's Day. Check out their excellent video history of the day at http://www.takebacktheday.ca/.
Canadian youth join the White Ribbon campaign and take on violence towards women
Ronak Ghorbani gives us a look into what took place at the International Women's Day rally/fair that was held in Toronto this year.
Britt Wray examines the situation for women living in jail in Canada.
It seems clear now that Afghan women have not been liberated by years of occupation. Malalai Joya shares her thoughts on the latest law against women's rights and the protest it has sparked.
Apr 25, 2009
Theatre of the Canadian Museum of Civilization
100 Laurier StK1A 0M8 Gatineau , QC
Benefit reading in support of stopping violence against women and girls
Apr 18, 2009
317 East Broadway Coast Salish TerritoryVancouver , BC
Canada49° 15' 46.2096" N, 123° 5' 54.672" W
British Columbia CA
*What are the contributions and strengths that mothers and children bring to the movement for social justice and challenges we face, particularly as single mothers?