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Canada Accused of Complicity in Mining Companies' Abuse of Women and Girls - Common Dreams (press release)

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 10/04/2016 - 09:44

Common Dreams (press release)

Canada Accused of Complicity in Mining Companies' Abuse of Women and Girls
Common Dreams (press release)
The Canadian government is failing to protect women against human rights abuses by supporting and financing mining companies that are involved in discrimination, rape, and violence abroad, according to a new report submitted to the United Nations on ...

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Poland's proposed ban on abortion part of broader push to turn back history - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 10/04/2016 - 02:37

VICE

Poland's proposed ban on abortion part of broader push to turn back history
CBC.ca
The women on the streets of Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw and elsewhere across the largely Catholic nation wore black in symbolic mourning for the loss of their reproductive rights. 'We don't want this barbarous law. It takes .... The European Parliament has ...
Portraits of Women on Strike Against Poland's Ban on AbortionVICE
Solidarity protests in Edinburgh for Polish women's abortion rightsCommonSpace
Polish women protest possible abortion ban, wearing black to mourn reproductive rightsThe Frisky
NPR
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Sisters in Spirit Yellowknife, walking for the North's missing and murdered women - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 10/04/2016 - 02:00

CBC.ca

Sisters in Spirit Yellowknife, walking for the North's missing and murdered women
CBC.ca
In March 2010, the Native Women's Association Canada released a fact sheet entitled "Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls in the North." It gathered information about 33 cases of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls in the North: ...
Vancouver candlelight vigil for missing women one of hundreds nationwideMetroNews Canada

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Island flavour to Canada's U-17 women's World Cup soccer squad - Times Colonist

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 10/03/2016 - 19:34

Island flavour to Canada's U-17 women's World Cup soccer squad
Times Colonist
Ashley Cathro of Victoria and Hannah Taylor are starters on the backline for undefeated Canada — 1-0-1 following the 1-1 draw against Germany on Monday — at the FIFA U-17 women's World Cup in Jordan. Cathro, an emerging defender on the national ...

Gender-Inclusive Universities Are A Human Rights Issue | Corrie Scott - Huffington Post Canada

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 10/03/2016 - 12:29

Huffington Post Canada

Gender-Inclusive Universities Are A Human Rights Issue | Corrie Scott
Huffington Post Canada
Gender inclusivity isn't about young people being too "sensitive," as a professor at the University of Toronto would have us believe. It is about people having ...

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Canada ties Germany at U17 Women's World Cup - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 10/03/2016 - 09:44

CBC.ca

Canada ties Germany at U17 Women's World Cup
CBC.ca
Deanne Rose scored for Canada in a 1-1 draw with Germany on Monday at the FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup in Amman, Jordan. Rose scored in the 21st minute to give Canada a 1-0 lead. Germany levelled on the last play of the first half as Giulia ...

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Rona Ambrose Meeting With U.K. Conservatives To Highlight Rights Of Women, Girls - Huffington Post Canada

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 10/03/2016 - 02:21

Huffington Post Canada

Rona Ambrose Meeting With U.K. Conservatives To Highlight Rights Of Women, Girls
Huffington Post Canada
"I am deeply passionate about it. I did this before I got into politics. I'll do it when I get out of politics, but while I have a voice that has influence, I am going to use it, whether it is in Canada or internationally," said Ambrose, whose ...

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Gender equality in 2016? It's complicated. - Macleans.ca

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 10/02/2016 - 06:28

Macleans.ca

Gender equality in 2016? It's complicated.
Macleans.ca
This unfolded not in 1966, during an era when American women mobilized en masse to demand equality, but 50 years later in May of 2016—two months before the first woman was nominated to lead a major party's presidential ticket. It's a complicated ...
DIVIDED AMERICA: Gender Equality in 2016? It's ComplicatedABC News
Trump's Comments Against Alicia Machado Cost Him More Women Voters as Clinton Opens 6 Point LeadThe New Civil Rights Movement
Donald Trump Tax Records Show He Could Have Avoided Taxes for Nearly Two Decades, The Times FoundNew York Times

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Egyptian women's rights group slam lawmaker after call for mandatory virginity test - Globalnews.ca

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 10/02/2016 - 04:55

Globalnews.ca

Egyptian women's rights group slam lawmaker after call for mandatory virginity test
Globalnews.ca
In this Sept. 8, 2016, photo, Egyptian Parliamentary member Ilhami Agena, left, attends the human rights committee in Cairo, Egypt. An independent Egyptian daily says the state‚Äôs top women‚Äôs advocacy group has filed a complaint with the chief ...

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