Are you ready to stand #WithMalala?

Are you ready to stand #WithMalala?

I was invited to the TIFF 2015 premiere of He Named Me Malala directed by Davis Guggenheim. In the invitation email it said, “We believe your dedication to human rights reflects Malala’s and the film’s efforts in bringing awareness to human rights issues around the world.” Who? Me? My only thought after reading this email […]

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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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Open Letter to Facebook

Open Letter to Facebook

Originally posted on Women, Action & the Media. We Talk Women fully supports this campaign and strongly believes that it is unacceptable for Facebook and advertisers on this medium to perpetuate rape culture. May 21, 2013 An Open Letter to Facebook: We, the undersigned, are writing to demand swift, comprehensive and effective action addressing the […]

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We Talk Women in The Star

We Talk Women in The Star

Original article published here: Women made gains in 2012 but don’t declare victory just yet by Rosemary Speirs Even less interested in the trials facing executive and professional women is 25-year-old Kavita Dogra, who like an increasing number of young Canadian women — new citizens or born here — comes from a culture (in her […]

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