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Canada's soccer women throwing party for their past and future - CBC - CBC.ca

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 09:57

CBC.ca

Canada's soccer women throwing party for their past and future - CBC
CBC.ca
A journey that has seen the Canadian women's soccer team rise to No. 4 in the world rankings will be celebrated on Saturday (6 p.m. ET) in Vancouver prior to ...
Retiring Canadian trio grew with women's soccerToronto Star
Victoria's Cathro part of youth movement on Canadian women's soccer teamTimes Colonist

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Get to know some history on the rights of women... - insideTORONTO.com

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:08

insideTORONTO.com

Get to know some history on the rights of women...
insideTORONTO.com
The women's suffrage movement was decades-long in Canada and met with strong resistance. It intended to address issues of equity and justice, and to improve women's lives. Suffrage represented hopes for improved education, healthcare and employment, ...

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It's 'an important time for women' around the world, says Maryam Monsef - MetroNews Canada

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:10

It's 'an important time for women' around the world, says Maryam Monsef
MetroNews Canada
This question was about his views on women — including his disrespectful comments and the accusations of sexual misconduct — and how that shapes how she views her new role as minister for status of women, where working to increase gender quality and ...

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African women form a united front in the battle for equality – podcast transcript - The Guardian

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 20:59

The Guardian

African women form a united front in the battle for equality – podcast transcript
The Guardian
I'm Kary Stewart, and for this episode of the Global development podcast I speak with African feminists about how they are fighting for their rights and about their unique struggles within their own countries and their shared struggle within the ...

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Thousands expected at Trump-inspired women's rights march - CTV News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 14:25

CTV News

Thousands expected at Trump-inspired women's rights march
CTV News
Organizers say as many as 5,000 people are planning to gather in downtown Vancouver on Saturday as part of a global women's rights movement prompted by the results of the U.S. election. The Vancouver version of the Women's March on Washington is ...
To understand the Women's March on Washington, you need to understand intersectional feminismVox
Why Hundreds of Thousands Are Joining the Women's March SaturdayRollingStone.com
Marching for women's rightsBaltimore Sun
USA TODAY -Huffington Post
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Why Calgarians plan a local Women's March on Washington the day ... - CBC.ca

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:42

CBC.ca

Why Calgarians plan a local Women's March on Washington the day ...
CBC.ca
Organizers hope thousands of people will turn out in downtown Calgary on Saturday — the day after Donald Trump is inaugurated as U.S. president — to show ...
Calgary women set to march against Trump | Calgary | News ...Calgary Sun

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Northern Territory must respect women's judgment on abortion, advocates say - The Guardian

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:10

The Guardian

Northern Territory must respect women's judgment on abortion, advocates say
The Guardian
The Northern Territory must give more respect to women as competent decision-makers and stop using criminal law to restrict access to abortion, the Human Rights Law Centre has urged. Outside of limited allowable circumstances, abortion is a criminal ...

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Maritime women to attend Washington protest in support of women's rights - CTV News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:29

CTV News

Maritime women to attend Washington protest in support of women's rights
CTV News
The inauguration of Donald Trump on Friday won't be the only large event in Washington this weekend. As many as 200,000 people are expected to attend a large protest in support of women's rights on Saturday. At least four Maritime women will be among ...
Thousands expected at Toronto march in solidarity with Women's March on WashingtonCityNews
Feminist scholars reaping what they've sown in Women's MarchCatholic World Report (blog)
I'm an anti-abortion feminist. I'll walk at the Women's March, whether organizers like it or not.Washington Post
Salon -International Business Times UK -New Scientist -The Atlantic
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Hundreds of Canadians to march for women's rights in Washington — many motivated by Trump - Toronto Star

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:23

Toronto Star

Hundreds of Canadians to march for women's rights in Washington — many motivated by Trump
Toronto Star
Hundreds of Canadians are making the trek to the Women's March on Washington Saturday, following Friday's inauguration of Donald Trump. Grad student Anne Rudzinski says it was her mom's idea to attend the massive event.(The Canadian Press ).

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For Canada to succeed on the global stage, we need more women tech leaders - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 05:45

The Globe and Mail

For Canada to succeed on the global stage, we need more women tech leaders
The Globe and Mail
That stereotype is common and reflects some startling facts. Only about 3 per cent of tech CEOs are women and less than a quarter of the tech-related work force in Canada is made up of women. This is a problem. When we don't have women tech leaders we ...

Triota to fight for equality in historic Women's March on Washington - The Daily Collegian Online

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 18:17

The Daily Collegian Online

Triota to fight for equality in historic Women's March on Washington
The Daily Collegian Online
Triota member Emmy Demchak, left, (junior- forensic science) knits a hat as Naomi Clouden, right, (senior- economics and political science) watches during a meeting in Willard Building in State College, Pa., on Monday evening, Jan. 16, 2016. Members of ...

Canada's Hayley Wickenheiser honoured as giant of women's hockey retires - Salmon Arm Observer

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 15:25

Canada's Hayley Wickenheiser honoured as giant of women's hockey retires
Salmon Arm Observer
EDMONTON – It was a fitting tribute to one of the best players ever to wear a Canada hockey sweater. Hayley Wickenheiser, who led Canada to four Winter Olympic gold medals and a silver during her distinguished career, was honoured during a special ...

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Women's March on Washington may rival Donald Trump's inauguration in enthusiasm, celebrity power - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 08:38

Globalnews.ca

Women's March on Washington may rival Donald Trump's inauguration in enthusiasm, celebrity power
Globalnews.ca
Gay rights, gun control, immigrant rights, equal pay, reproductive freedom, racial justice, worker rights, climate change, support for vaccinations: They all make the list of progressive causes that are attracting people to the Women's March on ...
London Women Joining March On WashingtonBlackburnNews.com
Millions of women rallying on January 21 might be the 'Trump' card that the women's rights movement needsYourStory.com
St. John's rally will support Women's March on WashingtonThe Telegram
GuelphToday -CNN -Reuters
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Women have many motivations for DC inauguration protest - 680 News

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 04:50

Huffington Post

Women have many motivations for DC inauguration protest
680 News
Gay rights, gun control, immigrant rights, equal pay, reproductive freedom, racial justice, worker rights, climate change, support for vaccinations: They all make the list of progressive causes that are attracting people to the Women's March on ...
Read The Women's March On Washington's Beautifully Intersectional Policy PlatformHuffington Post
Local women march towards equal rights in Washington DCWWLTV.com

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Canada 150: Agnes Deans Cameron, 'the most remarkable woman ... - The Province

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 03:48

The Province

Canada 150: Agnes Deans Cameron, 'the most remarkable woman ...
The Province
To mark Canada's 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150.

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These Pro-Lifers Are Headed to the Women's March on Washington - The Atlantic

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 23:00

The Atlantic

These Pro-Lifers Are Headed to the Women's March on Washington
The Atlantic
But one week earlier, as many as a few hundred pro-lifers are planning to attend the Women's March on Washington, which has been billed as feminist counterprogramming to the inauguration. ... A small group of marchers associated with the pro-life ...
People Are Arguing Over Whether The Women's March Should Accept Those Against AbortionBuzzFeed News
BREAKING: Anti-Trump Women's March revokes 'partner' status of pro-life feminists, keeps abortion lobby groupsLifesite
'Women's March' Removes Pro-Life Group After Feminist Media UproarNewsBusters (blog)
Patheos (blog) -National Review -Texas Tribune
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Montrealers plan 'sister demo' to support Women's March on Washington - Montreal Gazette

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 13:53

Montreal Gazette

Montrealers plan 'sister demo' to support Women's March on Washington
Montreal Gazette
Organizers of a rally to be held in Montreal on Saturday in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington say the buzz on social media has been loud and they expect Montreal's version of the worldwide action in support of women's rights to be among ...
Unity, equality, pink hats: Women's March on Chicago calls out to thousandsChicago Tribune
How big is Saturday's women's march? Try buying pink yarnKOMO News

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Women's March on Washington: Anti-Trump events planned across ... - Vancouver Sun

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 13:34

Vancouver Sun

Women's March on Washington: Anti-Trump events planned across ...
Vancouver Sun
2000-3000 set to march in Vancouver on Jan. 21 in solidarity with sisters in Washington, D.C., a day after Donald Trump's inauguration.

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Women face heavier burden of criminalizing HIV non-disclosure, advocates say - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 12:50

Women face heavier burden of criminalizing HIV non-disclosure, advocates say
The Globe and Mail
There is a question that Saara Greene says comes up early when she speaks with HIV-positive women: “Would I get charged if I was raped?” Greene, an associate professor of social work at McMaster University, said she and her team of community-based ...

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Women face heavier burden of criminalizing HIV non-disclosure, advocates say - CTV News

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 08:08

CTV News

Women face heavier burden of criminalizing HIV non-disclosure, advocates say
CTV News
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the consent someone gives to sexual activity can be considered null and void if a partner fails to disclose, or lies about, his or her HIV status. That can lead to a charge of aggravated ... Advocates say the ...

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