Summer 2007

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news

6 BREAST IMPLANTS BACK ON MARKET

by Shari Graydon

8 FEMINIST PASSINGS

by Noreen Shanahan

12 COURT REFUSES NIXON APPEAL

by Robin Perelle

13 IWD PRAYER AFFIRMS MUSLIMS

features

18 BAR NONE

Julia Sudbury’s powerfully persuasive Global

Lockdown decries prisons as international human

warehouses. In this interview, she expounds upon her

portrait of a political economy of criminal injustice

that disempowers women of colour in particular.

by Sarah Cassidy

24 THE UGLY SIDE OF THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY

Ingredients in everyday products from deodorants to

nail polish have been linked to a host of reproductive

disorders, including breast cancer.Will labelling

products reduce women’s exposure to chemical toxins?

by Misha Warbanski

29TO BEND BUT NOT TO BOW: SHANI MOOTOO

by Maya Khankoje

32 A FUNDAMENTAL CONCERN

The mountains of Tajikistan are not the only

barriers keeping women in this former Soviet

country isolated. A growing fundamentalist

influence in the country’s political system and a

ravaged economy are among the forces pushing

women further and further backward.

by Lauryn Oates

 

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