Indigenous women, charter of rights and freedoms, canada 150End All Sexism in the Indian Act
Penni Mitchell
There is a Cheyene saying, “A nation is not conquered until the hearts of its women are on the ground.”

Look around. It’s been 150 years since British colonies drew up the British North America Act to lay the groundwork for their nation, and Indigenous women are still fighting for their nationhood. Specifically, they’re taking aim at another

joanna chiuThe Medical Blame Game
Joanna Chiu

For the past three years, sleeping soundly through the night, instead of waking up coughing, has been a rare treat. I’m living and working in Beijing, where dark clouds of smog deposit layers of soot on every surface and cause car accidents and flight delays.

Ayuesha Mian Akram Guest ColumnRefashioning Fashion
Ayesha Mian Akram

As a Muslim woman who practices hijab—the wearing of modest clothing and covering my hair—I spend a lot of time navigating. I navigate the politics of being a Muslim woman in Canada and the politics of finding modest, yet
stylish clothing. I also navigate the politics of buying clothing that’s not only ethical for the

anti-feminist women, against feminismPussies Against Feminism
Lyn Cockburn

They’re mostly well-educated, young and female, and they want us to know that they don’t need feminism.

Mary Ann ShaddBooks About Women's History
Mary Ann Shadd, newspaper publisher

Because it's 2016, the centennary of the year when many women won the vote in provincial elections, 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