When women are fined for what they wear, there is no freedom of choice.
No triumph over sexism and harassment is insignificant, as we recently saw in Spaniard’s Bay. But the fight against patriarchy is global — and it’s far from over.
Welcoming asylum seekers into our country is both noble and necessary. But doing it wrong could have disastrous consequences.
Following the attacks in Baghdad, Beirut and Paris, perhaps the most important words we could be thinking and uttering are “Je suis une Humaine.” “أنا إنسان”. “I am a human.” …And other thoughts from Iraqi Kurdistan.
While people are literally dying for democracy here in the Middle East, it disheartens me to see so many back home in Newfoundland and Canada taking their freedoms for granted.
An open letter on the refugee crisis, from a Newfoundlander in Iraq.