Greg Macdougall interviews one of Australia's leading social scientists and author of "Masculinities," Raewyn Connell.
Women's Worlds 2011
Nine Canadian unions financially contributed to Women's Worlds 2011 in Ottawa earlier this summer, and delegates were able discuss the important role organized labour plays in the lives of women.
'There's no one thing that you can call masculinity. There are multiple masculinities.'
'One of the crucial findings when this research field developed, about 20 years ago, is that there's no one thing that you can call masculinity. There are multiple masculinities.'
The Polish professor of gender studies and feminism in conversation.
The Polish professor explains the creative and critical transformation she underwent after becoming a student of gender studies and describes how she encourages such growth in others.
The F Word
Hosts Nicole Deagan and Meghan Murphy explore the prostitution debates with feminists Chris Bruckert, Lee Lakeman, Erin Graham and Cherry Smiley.
Four days of discussion and debate.
Nearly 2,000 international delegates, grassroots activists, academics, and policymakers congregated for the 30th anniversary of the Women's World Congress in Ottawa from July 4 to 7.
After performing at the opening ceremonies of Women's Worlds 2011, Tanya Tagaq was invited to participate in the first plenary, entitled 'Breaking Cycles.'