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The GOP’s Assault on Women’s Rights in the US: Urgent Need for Action

Human rights are fundamental to our existence as human beings. They are the cornerstone of our dignity and the basis of our freedom. Yet, in the United States, human rights are under attack, particularly by the Republican Party at all levels of government. The assault on women’s rights, in particular, is nothing short of blasphemy. Read More…

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Today Is International Women’s Day, But How Did It Start?

Today is International Women’s Day (IWD), a global celebration of women’s achievements and a call for gender equality. It is observed every year on March 8th and has been celebrated since the early 1900s. This day is marked by events, rallies, and marches to raise awareness of women’s rights and gender parity. The origins of Read More…

February 14th Marks Annual Women's Memorial March
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February 14th Marks The 31st Annual Women’s Memorial March

Today is the annual Women’s Memorial March which brings attention to a significant social issue affecting communities across Canada and the United States. The march is held to honour the memory of missing and murdered women, Indigenous women, girls, and gender-diverse individuals. The march is a reminder of the loss and pain felt by families, Read More…

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Roe v. Wade Turns 50, But Women’s Rights Are Still Under Attack

The 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court case that established a woman’s right to an abortion, has been a contentious topic in recent years. The recent Supreme Court ruling striking down Roe v. Wade has sparked a renewed debate about the issue, with many states passing laws that codify a woman’s Read More…

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Is Toxic Femininity As Repulsive As Toxic Masculinity?

Toxic femininity is a term used to describe certain negative behaviours or attitudes that are associated with traditional notions of femininity. These behaviours and attitudes can be harmful to both men and women, and can lead to negative consequences for individuals and for society as a whole. The opposite of toxic masculinity, toxic femininity encompasses Read More…

Iran: Needless Deaths & Arrests Won't Address the Place of Headscarves in our Shared Humanity
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Iran: Needless Deaths & Arrests Won’t Address the Place of Headscarves in our Shared Humanity

Iran: Needless Deaths & Arrests Won’t Address the Place of Headscarves in our Shared Humanity Ms. Amini’s death has pushed many in Iran to protest barricades and further riled women thirsting for freedom to the wall. The recent death of a 22-year-old woman in Iran in the aftermath of detention by the country’s “morality police” Read More…

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Canada Prioritizing Support For International Victims Of Sex And Gender-Based Crimes

The government has launched an investigation into allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Ukraine.  At the Ukraine Accountability Conference, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Honourable David Lametti, expressed in a speech Canada’s efforts to prioritize the interests and needs of survivors and victims of core international crimes. The Read More…

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Roe Overturned, Forces Women and Girls To Bear Their Rapist’s Child

The US Supreme court’s ruling sets the rights of women back centuries Roe v. Wade established that a woman’s right to abortion is a woman’s right to privacy. It held that the Texas Penal Code’s restriction of a woman’s right to abortion violates the Due Process Clause of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Read More…

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Women’s Rights Up For Debate With Newly Overturned Abortion Law In The U.S.

After almost 50 years, women’s rights are changed, but this time as a step back. January 22, 1973, a woman’s right to have an abortion was legalized in the case of Roe vs. Wade. The United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of denying the proposed illegalization of abortion in Texas with a 7-2 vote. Read More…

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Afghan Refugees Will Get a New Life in Canada

Fourteen countries issued a joint statement on human rights restrictions for Afghan women, and Canadian businesses continue to provide jobs for Afghan immigrants By: Charlotte Hui Human rights restrictions on women and girls have increased since the Taliban re-established the Islamic United Emirates of Afghanistan. Today, fourteen foreign ministries, including Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, Read More…

UK Works To Set Up Abortion Services In Northern Ireland
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UK Works To Set Up Abortion Services In Northern Ireland

Government is to prepare work on further regulations to ensure abortion services are made available. Today the UK Government announced its intention to prepare work on further regulations to ensure abortion services are available in Northern Ireland. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewis, has today set out the legislative options being explored Read More…

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It’s Time To Pass Laws Restricting What Men Can Do With Their Body

Her Body, Her Choice For centuries, men have been making life-changing decisions about what women can and can not do with their bodies. And when it comes to the issue of abortion, no other has been more contentious and controversial since the historic Supreme Court decision in 1973 in ROE Vs Wade. A decision that Read More…