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Celebrating Female Suffrage Centennary by Jeanne Mance, New France Hospital Administrator
Submitted by Penni Mitchell on Tue, 07/12/2011 - 07:32
Because it's 2016, the centennary of the year when many women won the vote in Canadian provinces, Herizons offers up a list of books all about the contributions women made to Canada's equality rights throughout history, from the Underground Railroad to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
A Brief History of Women in Quebec,Wilfrid Laurier University Press, by Denyse Baillargeon
BOOK REVIEW: About Canada: Women's Rights by Amanda Le Rougetel
Turn Up the Volume on Media Diversity by Joanna Chiu
Submitted by Penni Mitchell on Thu, 11/26/2015 - 09:48
As a journalist in my mid-20s, I should have plenty to feel confident about. After getting a master’s degree in journalism from an Ivy League university, I moved to China, where I worked for a national newspaper and went on to my current job as a foreign correspondent at an international news wire.
My ethnicity and language skills are an advantage while I am based in Beijing. But I wouldn’t feel the same about my prospects if I were to move back to Canada, where few people in the media industry look like me.
Sexual Harassment as Bloodsport by Penni Mitchell
Submitted by Penni Mitchell on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 09:53
Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky was just 22 when the world learned about her sexual relationship with U.S. President Bill Clinton. Although Lewinsky and Clinton each paid a high price for the
Pussies Against Feminism by Lyn Cockburn
Submitted by Penni Mitchell on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 07:30
They’re mostly well-educated, young and female, and they want us to know that they don’t need feminism.