Gender Dimensions of the Refugee Crisis

Gender Dimensions of the Refugee Crisis

Earlier this month I went to a panel organized by Human Rights Watch Canada and the International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law. I wanted to share some key points that were discussed that evening and what I found most interesting. Women and children are often the most disadvantaged or […]

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As luck would have it…

I read about violence, harassment, abuse in its varying forms regularly and I decided that I wanted to find out if the women I know have similar stories. For this round, I only reached out to the women I know. I am hoping to reach out to the men I know and ask them for […]

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Little black girls in little black graves

Little black girls in little black graves

I went to a play called All Our Yesterday’s on Sunday night. Someone tweeted about it and I thought it might be interesting given the subject matter; missing school girls from Nigeria. I had never attended anything at The Toronto Fringe Festival before but I was excited and ready to be upset. I walked out […]

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Fight Like A Girl

Fight Like A Girl

On April 11th, I attended an event called OpenHeart Dialogues: How Men Can Help End Violence Against Women, hosted by OpenMat owner, Elliott Bayev. I wasn’t sure what to expect but I was excited to engage with a new group of people. I am always curious how men feel about being allies, how they get […]

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