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Roe v. Wade and the Evolving Language of Women’s Empowerment

Roe v. Wade recently turned 40 — and what better time than now to sort through the language we use to communicate about women’s right to safe and legal abortion. I say that with just a dash of sarcasm, but also with a great deal of seriousness.  The past two years of unrelenting assaults on abortion and […]

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Canada’s War on Women: The Battle of New Brunswick

As a self-proclaimed Maritimer, I’ve lived in New Brunswick off and on throughout my undergraduate and graduate student life. Although small in population, New Brunswick is a province with boundless natural beauty and is home to the kindest people you would ever have the good fortune to meet. I am in awe of this place […]

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A Week of Important News for Women

What women discuss during the “Women’s History Month:" The democracy of leadership in the feminist organizations is an issue? Veronica Arreola writes in Viva la Feminista: Today’s Women’s History Tidbit: 1932: Amelia Earhart is the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic* A few weeks ago I was honored to share time and space with […]

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A Week of Important News for Women

Jessica Mack at Gender Across Borders wrote an article explaining the why the public health bill is a violations of women’s human rights. Take a look: This is not just a public health scandal; it reflects widespread violations of women’s human rights. Patterns of marginalization and exclusion in this society are exacerbated by a discriminatory […]

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