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Conservative Party of Canada Leader Erin O'Toole. Image credit: Erin O'Toole/Facebook
Tina Beier | Conservative Party Leader Erin O'Toole's claims to be pro-choice mean nothing if he allows his cabinet to issue and vote for anti-choice private member's bills.
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Maya Bhullar | Feminist recovery plan author Anjum Sultana discusses what a feminist recovery must look like to help women in Canada.
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Doreen Nicoll | Spousal abuse, also known as intimate partner violence, has nothing to do with love but everything to do with power and control.
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Doreen Nicoll | A sexual assault survivor was charged and fined after her convicted rapist told police she shared unredacted court transcripts with her circle of family and friends.
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Sarah Macharia | If there's anything that a quarter-century of media monitoring has revealed, it is that the road to gender equality is long and treacherous.
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Joyce Arthur | Overt racism is a bridge too far for the Ontario PC party. Even homophobia must be kept fairly muted. Yet open misogyny is perfectly acceptable.
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Danny Glenwright | Child, early and forced marriage represents one of the worst forms of gender-based violence, a violation of human rights against young women and girls, affecting more than 650 million worldwide.
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Maya Bhullar | This year, during a pandemic, let's make International Women's Day 2021 really matter.
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Sylvia Bashevkin | On International Women's Day, a year into this pandemic, Canada and the world face a major she-curity crisis -- which deepens long-standing patterns that disadvantaged women long before the pandemic.
Book Review
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Monia Mazigh | In her book, Natasha Bakht delves into the lived experiences of Muslim women who wear the niqab and documents the discrimination they face in Canada's legal and political systems.
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Pam Palmater | The RCMP, and federal and provincial governments have known about the long-standing and widespread problems of racism, misogyny, homophobia and violence within the RCMP for many decades.
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Jane Thirikwa | The pandemic has been particularly cruel to women, disproportionately impacting their wellbeing and safety, not only in Canada but also abroad.