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Women’s March on Washington elicits solidarity from Labrador, St. John’s
“This behaviour will not be tolerated amongst our leaders here in Canada,” says speaker during St. John’s event.
January 21, 2017
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St. John’s rally to protest Trump, right-wing populism
Jan. 21 event being held in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington.
January 13, 2017
14 Things We Can Do Everyday To End Violence Against Women
To remember the 14 women murdered on Dec. 6, 1989 at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal, and take action to eliminate gender-based violence.
December 6, 2016
A Woman’s Almanac revived after two decade hiatus
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…
November 5, 2016
Why SlutWalk matters
In 2016 victims of sexual violence still have to live through their trauma in a culture of slut-shaming and victim-blaming.
September 22, 2016
Budget backlash continues with anti-violence protest
Women's rights advocates hold rally outside closed-door discussions on domestic violence at Confederation Building, say Budget 2016 puts women at risk.
June 25, 2016
Time to close the wage gap
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…
May 16, 2016
Time-travelling: Abortion in Northern Ireland
Women in England, Scotland and Wales have had safe, publicly-funded abortion services for nearly 50 years now. Northern Ireland is also part of the United…
January 7, 2016
To Each Their Own
Status of Women debate a historic first for N.L.
Last Monday's debate revealed the province's three leaders know a lot about the problems, but are less clear on the solutions.
November 5, 2015
Traffic-Lights and Human Sexuality
"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…
June 17, 2015
Dress codes devalue women’s voices and sexualize children
If the skin of teenage girls makes you feel sexually uncomfortable, then you have a problem.
May 9, 2015
Cindy Gladue and the fight for a “fair justice system”
On Thursday St. John's will join nationwide demonstrations calling for justice in a recent Edmonton murder trial, and to strengthen the call for women's rights…
March 31, 2015
REVIEW: ‘Shameless’ by Marilyn Churley
Far from her Happy Valley-Goose Bay home, Marilyn Churley found herself pregnant in the 60s with little support and few options. 'Shameless' tells the story…
March 20, 2015