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The Fight For Dignity: Women With Disabilities
Sandhya Singh

In 2007, 19-year-old Ashley Smith died in federal custody at the Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener, Ontario.

Temporary Workers, Permanent Problems
Sandhya Singh

Laura came to Canada from Mexico to work as a seasonal apple picker under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. She fell on the job, and her legs were crushed by a tractor.

Time to Slay the Perfect-Mother Myth
Jeanie Keogh

A generation ago, middle-class women grew up with the understanding that it was possible to have it all: healthy, well-adjusted children, successful careers and fulfilling personal relationships...

The Rise of Hipster Sexism
Meghan Murphy

Describing the hipster is something you aren’t supposed to do. The mere mention of the fact that there are hipsters outs you as not being one.

Viva la Vulva
Erica Lenti

The mirror has long been touted as a feminist symbol of liberation. For some women, it is a means of understanding identity, a path to empowerment, a vehicle for harnessing sexual awareness.

The Caregiving Crunch
Lillian Zimmerman

In Canada, more than two million informal caregivers, the majority of whom are women, provide care to elders.