The final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), which labeled the ongoing violence against Indigenous women and girls in Canada a "Canadian genocide" caused by "state actions and actions rooted in colonialism and colonial ideologies", calls on Canadian society "to address the
Tag: Women’s rights
More than a thousand women condemn sexual misconduct in international aid sectorMore than a thousand women condemn sexual misconduct in international aid sector
More than 1,100 women living and working within the international aid sector in 81 countries have signed an open letter demanding that women be "taken seriously by men and decision makers in humanitarian and development organizations".
Canada’s international trade agreements should prioritize women’s rightsCanada’s international trade agreements should prioritize women’s rights
For the Trudeau government’s ambitious feminist international assistance policy to succeed, Canada's trade agreements should champion women’s leadership, human rights, and gender equality.
Quebec’s niqab ban uses women’s bodies to bolster right-wing extremismQuebec’s niqab ban uses women’s bodies to bolster right-wing extremism
Quebec’s recent passage of Bill 62, which bans the wearing of the niqab in Quebec for people seeking access to public services, appeases the political demands of the ultra-right in the province, argues Yasmin Jiwani, a Professor of Communication Studies at Concordia University.