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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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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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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