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Podcast
Apr 11, 2016

Women in P.E.I. regain access to abortion after 35 years

Redeye
On March 31, the P.E.I. government said they would start providing local access for abortions by the end of 2016. The change in policy was the result of a legal challenge by Abortion Access Now PEI.
Activist Toolkit

Fill in Wikipedia's gaps

3 Minute Action
Too many women and people of colour have no pages or tiny blurbs.
Blog
Mar 10, 2016
Image: Flickr/Ged Carroll

It's expensive to be a woman

Cheryl MacIsaac
When it comes to the economics of being a woman, we really do need to consider this dual injustice: Women earn less than men, but are expected to spend more.
Blog
Mar 9, 2016

Women, peace and security in Jordan

Yusur Al Bahrani
International Women's Day, March 8, is different in Jordan. It’s a country surrounded by the region's conflicts and instabilities, but yet is a safe haven for those fleeing wars and strife.
Blog
Feb 4, 2016
Svea Vikander, basement window

Day 4: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of my nighttime voyeur

Svea Vikander
As former CBC talk show host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of survivors' stories.
Blog
Feb 3, 2016
Svea Vikander, age 15

Day 3: Assaulted at my 15th birthday party

Svea Vikander
As former CBC talk show host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of victims' stories.
Blog
Jan 20, 2016

On women. And aggressiveness.

Raluca Bejan
My thinking does not come from a comparative compromise to maleness. It comes from my own head. The head that situates itself above my shoulders and the head that I would like to keep straight.
Blog
Jan 19, 2016
Image: Facebook/Nurses Education Montreal

The cost of caring

Hilah Silver
Women nurses are bearing the brunt of budget cuts in health care.
Podcast
Nov 13, 2015

A fresh look at women in trades and technology

Redeye
A new radio documentary looks at the challenges facing young women when they decide to take up a trade. The program was produced by 20-year-old sound technician Mariessa Mcleod.
Podcast
Oct 19, 2015

Furor over niqab normalizes racist debate

Redeye
By the end of today, the debate over the niqab will disappear from view. However, there will be a lasting impact for Muslim women and men, according to Itrath Syed.
Podcast
Oct 15, 2015

Radio role models

WINGS
Radio as a tool of empowerment for African women and youth.
Podcast
Sep 22, 2015

Bridging the age divide in digital technology

WINGS
Rose Marie Whalley interviews Communications Professor Kim Sawchuk, researching aging and mobile technology, about ways to bridge the age divide in communities.

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