In March, Prime Minister Stephen Harper stated that the practice of covering one’s face with niqab—
veiling that leaves only the eyes visible—is “rooted in a culture that is anti-women.”
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
liaison, the cost to Lewinsky was distinctly gendered.
They’re mostly well-educated, young and female, and they want us to know that they don’t need feminism.
I recently had lunch in Shanghai with a young woman who helped to put on plays to raise awareness about gender inequality in her community. In a small offi ce in Beijing, workers at a women’s rights group showed me how they used social media to combat domestic violence, such as by sharing a powerful photo of three women marching in blood-
We didn’t have room for all of the books we wanted to recommend on women’s history in our latest special issue on Women Who Changed Canada, so here are some more! (There's a PDF of these books attached at the end of this post if you want to see the book jackets, too)
A Brief History of Women in Quebec,Wilfrid Laurier
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