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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.
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Feb 2, 2016
Viola Desmond, 1914-1965. A civil rights icon in Canada, she inspired people to

No free feminist lunch, Mr. Prime Minister

Kate McInturff
Prime Minister Trudeau declared himself a feminist on the global stage last week. He appointed a gender-equal cabinet. Now it's time to deliver more than a gesture. Now it's time to pay for lunch.
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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.
Podcast
Nov 28, 2015

Unlearning patriarchy

WINGS
Scholar says patriarchy is a recent overlay on human society.
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
Nov 1, 2015

Abortion in Chile

WINGS
As of October 25, 2015, Chile's Congress is debating de-criminalizing abortion in cases of life endangerment, fetal malformation, and up to 18 weeks only in cases of rape.
Podcast
Oct 31, 2015

Kate Harding on the alarming rise of rape culture

Redeye
Author and columnist Kate Harding brings wit, sarcasm and righteous fury to a dark topic in her new book Asking For It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture and What We Can Do About It.
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.

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