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Mandatory Hijab Protested in Iran
Ava Homa

Published in Herizons Summer 2018 issue

Vida Movahedi stood quietly on a utility box in Iran’s capital, Tehran, in December 2017, holding a white head scarf aloft a stick....

The Sweet Taste of Lemonade
Cheryl Thompson

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter never ceases to amaze audiences. For nearly 20 years, she has consistently recreated herself, her music and her brand.

It is easy to forget that she...

Six Ways to Kick-Start a New Policy Agenda for Women
Shelagh Day

Now that Canada has a government in which 50 percent of cabinet ministers are women, feminist expectations are running high.

At the top of any feminist wish list will be initiatives to...

Feminist Horror Plots Against Patriarachy
Alison Gillmor

Horror and feminism may seem like an unlikely pairing at first. After all, horror is a cinematic genre marked by ugly violence, menaced by masked men and packed with blonde sorority girls who run...

Viola Desmond Led Civil Rights Fight
Evelyn C. White

Born and raised in Halifax, Viola Desmond was a successful beautician who, in 1946, challenged racial prejudice.

The Powerful Influence of Iroquois Women
Jan Noel

The Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois, allocated a degree of importance to women which was quite singular.