How MUN’s reliance on contract labour is creating a hostile environment for female professors.
The recent “Google memo” reminds us that we need to start thinking about gender in STEM differently.
Thirty years after the first edition was published, and 20 years after the last, ‘A Woman’s Almanac’ is back to document the diversity of struggles and achievements by women in Newfoundland and Labrador.
While the gender gap may be narrowing in some areas, other trends are deeply troubling.
The case for survivor-led leadership in a society replete with physical and sexual violence.
Minister Gerry Byrne’s recent comment that the filibuster served as a deterrent for women entering politics told only part of the story.
Women in Newfoundland and Labrador are more likely to be university educated and substantially more employed than men in the province, yet face higher rates of poverty and lower rates of pay.
We can no longer be outraged that the budget will hit the poor the hardest, while ignoring the fact that the majority of the poor are women.
Students’ Union praises move, says province’s only university is setting an example for other public buildings and spaces in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Last Monday’s debate revealed the province’s three leaders know a lot about the problems, but are less clear on the solutions.
A recent candidates’ debate for the federal riding of Avalon revealed just how entrenched sexism is in our political institutions, and how old boys’ clubs do no credit to anyone.
Society’s definition of masculinity is harmful and dehumanizing — and we need to change it.
Improved methodology reveals St. John’s high ranking in 2014 gender gap study was premature.
Legislative changes are coming that will allow some people in the province to correct erroneously certified gender markers on their birth certificates and other government-issued identification.
A few tips for responding to street harassers.
“In the same way that we cannot will the traffic-light to be green when we want to go, we cannot will people to be sexual beings when we desire it.”
There are a lot of unhappy facts to face when it comes to gender equality. But there is also hope.
A challenging relationship that we need to rethink
A controversial commentary in the Northeast Avalon Times winds up perpetuating the very problem it claims to oppose
Institutional discrimination at its best: The ‘old boys club’ reviews fracking