Time for #MeToo to shift to the #IRegret movement Strangely, in this weird moment in history that we are all living in, it’s a good time to be alive. I’ve been a feminist most of my adult life, at least since I realized the power imbalances that were rampant in present and past societies. […]
Canada needs a national agency to review all domestic homicides and create an integrated domestic violence safety system
Bill C-75 reforms too little, too late to respond to domestic violence A woman is killed by her current or former partner every six days in Canada. Indigenous women are killed by their intimate partners at a rate eight times higher. In Peel (Toronto) alone, five women were killed in January 2018 — the […]
Why it’s critical we use gender transformative approaches for the health workforce in Canada Sometimes an issue can be so pervasive that it is rendered nearly invisible. Take for instance the gender of the health workforce. Women comprise 82 per cent of health workers in Canada, in contrast to 47 per cent in the total labour […]
Pay equity legislation is important, but that alone will not close the gap for women. Affordable and accessible child care will There were a lot of old ghosts haunting the Liberal government when it tabled its budget on February 27. But have these spectres brought change to women’s lives this International Women’s Day? Not […]
Scope of sexual-harassment spreads It’s starting to be counted down in minutes, rather than hours or days. How many minutes since the last revelation of a powerful man being accused of sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual impropriety? The disclosures are shaking halls of power — beginning with the powerful in entertainment, and now, in […]
What happens to kids who authorities determine can’t live safely with their own parents or caregivers? Thousands of Canadian children are in this situation right now.
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