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Oct 16, 2009

The priests and the patriarchy

Sharon Fraser
There has been a backlash against some of the strong language we used as feminists in the '70s. Nowadays, patriarchy is mostly used in speaking of Afghanistan or other cultures that we demonise.
Podcast
Oct 12, 2009

Let's talk about Women's Issues in Afghanistan

The F Word
Amanda Chalmers and Ellie Gordon-Moershel take you through the history of the women's movement in Afghanistan and speak with women's rights activist Lauren Oates.
Book Review
Oct 8, 2009

Fat for thought

Kellee Ngan
In a perfect world, this book wouldn't exist. Not because Lessons from the Fat-o-sphere isn't engaging or informative but because it reaffirms that we are still a society at war with our bodies.
Book Review
Oct 1, 2009

Out of body

Cara Ng
In her recent book, Bodies, Susie Orbach examines body despair in the Western world, and how our bodies are "made" through the brain's interaction with personal experiences and our environments.
Podcast
Sep 24, 2009

Women and the pharmaceutical industry

Redeye
Women have good reason to be wary of prescription drugs after decades of poorly-tested drugs from thalidomide 50 years ago to HRT now. A new book tackles women and drug policy in Canada.
Blog
Sep 23, 2009

Daily Pulse: Uncharted territory

Lindsay Beyerstein
Media Consortium Blogger
The public option remains in limbo. The Senate Finance Committee is fine-tuning the bill it unveiled last week, which does not include a public option.
Blog
Sep 22, 2009

Daily Pulse: Women's health beyond pink ribbons

Lindsay Beyerstein
Media Consortium Blogger
While the Senate Finance Committee tinkers with the Baucus Bill, First Lady Michelle Obama is taking center stage in the health care reform debate.
Blog
Sep 21, 2009

Canadian newswomen shut out of primetime

Alex Samur
While the U.S., U.K. and Australia have moved to introduce solo female news readers on primetime weeknight newscasts, there are currently no women featured on English Canada's national newscasts.

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