City of London, Ontario First Municipality in Canada to sign the Women's Empowerment Principles
The Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women
At a Gala Banquet at the Hilton Hotel in London, Ontario, His Worship, the Mayor of the City of London, Joe Fontana signed the Women's Empowerment Principles before members and guests of The Canadian ...
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I am not that Woman in a burqa
A Palestinian novelist remembers the liberated, educated women of her life, and how their freedom has been, and is being, curtailed.
Le Monde diplomatique
Palestinian novelist Sahar Khalifeh discusses growing up as a girl and woman in Arab culture, and how Arab women are represented in Western culture.
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?
Sources News Release
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Knicker protest targets Hindu militants
The socially conservative Hindu Sri Ram Sena (Lord Ram's Army) a group of vigilantes has attacked women in pubs and unwed couples, in an effort to protect what they call "Indian Culture". Indian women...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 21, 2015
A Healthier Planet
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
With the start of the growing season in much of the Northern hemisphere, Other Voices digs up articles and resources related to urban agriculture and local food production. Urban agriculture - growing...
Rise of the naked female warriors
Known for its topless protesters, Femen is a worldwide movement against patriarchy. But are the activists' breasts obscuring the message?
6 Modern Societies Where Women Literally Rule
Garrison, Laura Turner
An article about 6 female-led societies that thrive in the real world today.
What would life be like if women really did rule the world?
The author writes about Oppressed Majority, a little film that asked men to walk in women's often objectified shoes.
Why is India so bad for women?
Of all the G20 nations, India has been labelled the worst place to be a woman. How is this possible in a country that prides itself on being the world's largest democracy?
Women Rise Up Against Gender Violence in the Caribbean
Podur, Justin; Cummings, Joan Joy Grant
Podur interviews Joan Joy Grant Cummings, a women's right activist, regarding the severity of sexual violence towards women and girls in Jamaica.
The Woman Reader
Belinda Jack's history of women's reading and the ceaseless controversies it has inspired, explores what and how women of widely differing cultures have read through the ages.
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