Stained: A novel by Abda Khan

Stained: A novel by Abda Khan

I am a British lawyer, turned writer, and the author of the novel Stained – the story of a young British-Pakistani woman and her fight for justice. The novel was published in the U.S.A. by Harvard Square Editions in October 2016, and is available worldwide on Amazon. It has been described by Booklist, U.S.A., as […]

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Access to Abortion in Canada: Every Voice Counts

Access to Abortion in Canada: Every Voice Counts

I’ve had the pleasure of following Kathleen Pye and her advocacy work on Twitter for a little while now and conducted an interview with her about access to abortion issues in Canada. I’m grateful she took the time to do this and I hope you take the time to read her answers below: Please provide […]

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Three Issues That Women Should Care About In This Federal Election

Three Issues That Women Should Care About In This Federal Election

It’s five weeks to Election Day, in what is being called a potentially historic federal election. For the first time in Canadian history, three parties are vying for power and much can happen in the next few weeks. We have heard much talk about the economy, but here are three issues that we, as women, […]

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Changing Employment Laws Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

Changing Employment Laws Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

The Ontario government is currently conducting two workplace-related consultations: one on employment law and the other on the gender wage gap. And although these consultations are being organized separately, the two issues are intimately related. It is a sad fact that women – and racialized women in particular – are more likely to be minimum […]

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