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Afghanistan Women
Afghanistan Women Standing Strong
Lauryn Oates
Fall 2009

In July, Afghanistan’s Ministry of Justice announced several revisions to the now infamous Shia Personal Status Law. The law, signed by President Hamid Karzai in April, contains 249 articles...

Rwanda Genocide Survivors
Rwanda Genocide Victims Speak Out
Sandra Ka Hon Chu and Anne-Marie de Brouwer
Spring 2009

In the 100 days of genocide that ravaged the small Central African nation of Rwanda from April until July 1994, about one million Tutsi and Hutu people were killed, and an estimated 250,000 to 500...

Serena Ryder
Serena Ryder Rides High on Success
Cindy Filipenko
Winter 2009

It’s a couple of days after the U.S. election and Serena Ryder is still enraptured by U.S. president Barack Obama’s victory.

Naomi Klein
Shock Doc
Susan G. Cole
Winter 2008

Naomi Klein has a remedy for the injustices of neo-liberal policies. Read her new book and call your member of parliament in the morning. It’s not easy talking about the excesses of...

The Cliks
When it Cliks
Cindy Filipenko
Fall 2007

Three years ago, The Cliks were a semi-professional trio playing the usual gigs available to openly queer bands.

Cosmetics Dangers
The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry
Misha Warbanski
Summer 2007

Take a look around your bathroom. The average North American woman uses 10 or more personal care products every day.

From toothpaste and soap to antiperspirant and moisturizer, personal...