The release of the first-ever National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality Strategy is an ambitious plan. But ambitious priorities require a significant budget to match, in order for them to take root.
I hope that sharing the jarring experience of my travel during COVID-19 will open eyes to the scale of the current situation, the contrast in attitudes between Americans and Canadians—and remind everyone the important power of kindness in these trying times.
As Mexico launches a feminist foreign policy, it’s worth considering what such an approach would look like in the U.S.
June has been a momentous month for gender equality in Canada.
For the first time in over a decade, Canada has no women provincial leaders.
Sexual harassment and abuse are pushing women out of Canadian politics. A new group headed up by young women hopes to change the culture in order to keep them there.
Dying as a woman is different than dying because you are a woman—but we lack the scientifically sound and comparable data on femicide we need to prevent the most extreme form of gender-based violence.
Canadian Senator Mobina Jaffer’s life and career capture the spirit and essence of International Women’s Day. We talked to her about her experiences as a female envoy and mediator and her persistent struggle to ensure women’s participation in peace-making.
On Valentine’s Day, activists in Fargo, Minneapolis, Vancouver, Rapid City, S.D., Toronto and Seattle organized marches and vigils for victims of violence who are too often forgotten.
Elizabeth May—the leader of the federal Green Party and sole Green Member of Parliament (MP)—wants more female company.