What has Canada been doing to fight human trafficking? In part 2 of this article series, Sabrina Natale discusses human trafficking in Canada, the overwhelming representation of Aboriginal and First Nation women in the industry and Canada’s National Action Plan in response to human trafficking.
Farah Bogani explores the severity of LGBT abuses in Chechnya and whether Russia will launch an effective investigation.
In this articles, Sarah Haddjeri examines the way the feeling of fear has invaded public spaces in Europe and how it has contributed to ostracize Muslim women. Despite political resolutions to promote equal opportunities, Muslim women are excluded from most of debates and decisions about their body and appearance. Yet, they try to find alternatives to empower themselves.
Can we advance women’s rights while respecting culture and customs? In this article about gendered advocacy, Stephanie Oldfield discusses the disconnections between cultural norms and perceptions impeded on women’s bodies.
In light of the world-wide Women’s Marches, Stephanie Oldfield discusses how women’s advocacy has developed in the wake of Trumpism.
As part of #16days campaign against gender-based violence, Sha Lalapet delves into the plight of Yazidi women under ISIS and the sexual violence that was used against them as a weapon of war.
Quel lien existe-t-il entre l’extraction des ressources naturelles et la sécurité des femmes autochtones au Canada? Mégane Visette examine comment nos politiques de développement économique affecte les relations de genre autochtones et non-autochtones et offre des recommandations pour éradiquer la violence genrée.