The gendered wage gap has been a persistent hindrance to women’s economic independence and is a product of the patriarchal structure of modern society. As early as 1883, the wage gap between men and women was protested by the Western Union Telegraph Company, who went on strike to ensure “equal pay for equal work”, aligning […]
The 2017 federal budget is bold in its gender-based analysis of government spending. That is a welcome step in the direction of a fairer society, but ultimately a more robust conversation around feminism and its relation to economics will be needed to achieve lasting gains.
After the United Kingdom chose to leave the European Union, reports of hate crimes against those who are not of English decent have risen as a result.
Seema Kawar touches on the facts and causes behind the epidemic of Indigenous women who have been murdered and have gone missing in Canada.