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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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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#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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It’s local. It’s global. It’s called human trafficking.

It’s local. It’s global. It’s called human trafficking.

Understand the issue: In Canada Trafficking is illegal, a grave human rights violation and girls are being trafficked within Canadian borders and across. 800-1500 women are trafficked into Canada each year. It is a lucrative business as traffickers can earn up to $280,000 annually, for each girl. Girls and women from marginalized/racialized groups are at […]

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