#Elxn42: Let’s talk about women.

#Elxn42: Let’s talk about women.

Wondering what Up for Debate is and why they are pushing our leaders to address women’s issues? Here are some answers: 1. What is the Up for Debate campaign? Up for Debate is a campaign calling on all federal political parties to make meaningful commitments to change women’s lives for the better, at home and […]

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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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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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