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Summer 2009
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news
6 WOMEN’S STUDIES ON CHOPPING BLOCK
by Vivian Belyk
7 PROGRESS ON FGM IN AFRICA
by Iman Azzi
8 HOLLABACK GIRLS!
by Lisa Rahman
9 WRITEGIRL TEACHES EMPOWERMENT
by Margo McCall
11 NORMA SCARBOROUGH’S LEGACY LIVES ON
by Amanda LeRougetel
 
features
17 LETTING GO OF HAGAR
Our relationships with our mothers can transform right up until the end of their lives. As this excerpt from the book Enter Mourning: A Memoir on Death, Dementia and Coming Home documents, our relationship with ourselves may ultimately shift, too.
by Heather Menzies
Feminists have lobbied for better birthing services, decent child care, more educational opportunities and equal pay. Now it’s time to create better seniors housing for women. A rallying cry to Revolutionize how we grow old.
by Beverly Suek
25 TRANSFORMING POWER
In her latest book, Transforming Power: From the Personal to the Political, Judy Rebick describes the new paths to socialchange being forged throughout the world to transformthis planet and create a better world.
by Judy Rebick
28 PALM LEADERS
Activists and corporate leaders are helping to create a sustainable future for palm oil plantations, indigenous people and orangutans.
by Joyce Major
32 WOMEN WITH AUTISM
As the neurodiversity movement seeks greater respect for people with autism, stereotypes of female behaviour and a lack of proper diagnostic tools keep women further behind.
by Melinda Robinson
arts & ideas
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SUMMER READING
Reading by Lightning by Joan Thomas, No Beautiful Shore by Beverley Stone, Silent Girl by Tricia Dower, The White Space Between byAmi Sands Brodoff, Mothering in the Third Wave edited by Amber E. Kinser, Women
Between: The work of Sharon Butala, Aganetha Dyck, Mary Meigs and Mary Pratt by VernaReid, Dissonant Disabilities: Women With Chronic Illness Explore Their Lives edited byDiane Driedger and Michelle Owen.
MUSIC MUST-HAVES
PJ Harvey & John Parish, The Cliks, Madison Violet, Cori Brewster
FILM
Happy-Go-Lucky, review by Maureen Medved
columns
5
PENNI MITCHELL
Ten Ways to Stop Breast Cancer
15
SUSAN G. COLE
From Women’s Room to Women’s Movement
48
LYN COCKBURN
The Rise of the Un-Gwens

 


Spring 2009
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SPRING 2009 / VOLUME 22 NO. 4
news
6 WOMEN DIG LAND MINE REMOVAL
by Janet Nicol
8 GHANA’S POLITICIANS FIGHT BARRIERS
12 UZBEKISTAN’S FORGOTTEN WOMEN
by Lauryn Oates
14 WORLD’S FIRST TRANS POLITICIAN
by Denyse Johnson
 
In the aftermath of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, women who survived sexual violence are demanding justice. TheMen Who Killed Me documents the country’s progress towards reconciliation and reform.
by Sandra Ka Hon Chu and Anne-Marie de Brouwer
22 MAD MEN, MAD WOMEN
Feminists have long blamed ad men for depicting women as germ-obsessed dimwits. But there have been plenty of ad women in the business, many of them feminist pioneers. A historical look at advertising and sexism.
by Joy Parks
28 JUST SAY YES
With the right tools, a new feminist approach to fighting rape just might empower women as it seeks to disempower social influences that underpin sexual violence.
by Mandy van Deven
32 ADAPTATION
How girls’ unexpressed anger turns them into chameleons.
by Cheryl van Daalen-Smith
arts & ideas
36 FILM
Water Lilies, Review by Maureen Medved
 
37 MUSIC MUST-HAVES
Jenn Grant, Elodieo, Dar Williams, Sarah MacDougall, Joan Osborne, Nikki Costa
 
38 SPRING READING
The Cult of Disrepair by Dede Crane, The Chinese Knot by Lien Chao, Falling by AnneSimpson, Child of Dandelions by ShenaazNanji, The House at Sugar Beach by HeleneCooper, White Album by Rishma Dunlop andSuzanne Northcott, The Red Wall: A Woman in the RCMP by Jane Hall, Theorizing Empowerment: Canadian Perspectives on Black Feminist Thought edited by Notisha Massaquoiand Njoki Nathani Wane.
columns
5 PENNI MITCHELL
 Mind the Gap
15 SUSAN G. COLE
Porn Scorn
45 NAOMI KLEIN
Time to Boycott Israel
48 LYN COCKBURN
God Probably Not a Slob on the Bus