“This behaviour will not be tolerated amongst our leaders here in Canada,” says speaker during St. John’s event.
Jan. 21 event being held in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington.
To remember the 14 women murdered on Dec. 6, 1989 at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, and take action to eliminate gender-based violence.
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.
In 2016 victims of sexual violence still have to live through their trauma in a culture of slut-shaming and victim-blaming.
Women’s rights advocates hold rally outside closed-door discussions on domestic violence at Confederation Building, say Budget 2016 puts women at risk.
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.
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 Kingdom. So why is abortion there still governed by Victorian legislation? And what does it mean for women who want to end a pregnancy?
Last Monday’s debate revealed the province’s three leaders know a lot about the problems, but are less clear on the solutions.
“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.”
If the skin of teenage girls makes you feel sexually uncomfortable, then you have a problem.
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 and a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women
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 of her reunion with her son more than 20 years later and her fight for adoption disclosure as a politician in Ontario. This Sunday she launches her book in St. John’s.
The tumultuous events of the past week have opened the door for a national public discussion that needs to happen
When Martha Shuping spoke at Memorial University on Sept. 25, her talk was billed as a primer in helping women. The story behind the headline was not so clear-cut.
In order to change the statistics we need to change the conversation
From #WomenAgainstFeminism to #WhyINeedFeminism: the executive director of St. John’s Status of Women Council explains why she and her colleagues on the front line of the struggle for women’s rights “need feminism”
Well, sort of.
The owner of the province’s only abortion clinic speaks about Frank Coleman, the state of abortion services in Newfoundland and Labrador and the need to protect women’s right to choose