Elizabeth May—the leader of the federal Green Party and sole Green Member of Parliament (MP)—wants more female company.
In a move that elevates women’s role in the prevention and resolution of conflict globally, Clare Hutchinson has been appointed as NATO’s Special Representative for women, peace and security.
The notion that girls are treated equally as boys and that girl power stories are the norm does not line up with the reality of everyday sexism in America. A new study is proof.
Canada has unveiled plans to introduce a “feminist international assistance policy” that will see at least 95 percent of Canadian foreign aid allocated to help women and girls by 2021.
Building the bricks and mortar of gender equity in other countries isn’t straightforward. But it can be done.
As American activists embark on a journey to end the so-called “tampon tax,” they’ll want to look to activists in countries that have successfully lifted similar taxes in recent times. […]
While it’s still a little too early to heart him wholeheartedly (pun intended), we’re showing some tentative love for Canada’s new prime minister-elect, Justin Trudeau. In an interview that aired […]
Between 1980 and 2012, more than 1,100 Aboriginal women in Canada were murdered, and in 2013 there were 164 Aboriginal women who had been missing for more than 30 days. […]
Periods are even worse than you thought—and not just because no one told you you don’t need to be chained to the tyranny of the tampon. In case you aren’t […]
In March, retired Canadian Supreme Court Justice Marie Deschamps published a report detailing the cultural factors that contribute to the high levels of harassment, date rape and other forms of […]