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Violence Against Aboriginal Women

Written by: M.P.

A recent report by The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, released in January, 2015, confirms that activists have been saying for years.  Aboriginal women are 3 times more likely to be killed by a stranger then a non-aboriginal, they face gender-based violence, and racism and hatred, and are unjustifiably prone to having more violent crimes towards them. 361 more words

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Dalhousie Dentist Students 'Who Would You...'

Written by: S.B.

In early January, Dalhousie University in Halifax launched an investigation into disturbing, explicit Facebook posts by male students in the dentistry program. 13 men were part of a Facebook group called “Class of DDS 2015 Gentlemen”. 222 more words

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Gender Based Violence, Responsibility, and John McAdams

**Trigger Warning: This post includes a number of reprinted violent misogynist and homophobic comments**

Gender based violence is violence that is directed at a person on the basis of gender. 3,392 more words

Cheryl Abbate

I just felt like running.

God sent me one of the most supportive and empathetic husbands out there who constantly tries to see things from my point of view. The same can be said of my father. 1,275 more words

Social Issues

Sixteen Days in Cambridge: A fresh face for activism?

Activism runs rampant in Cambridge. A week at The Cambridge Student brings reports of protests pouring in, reporters sent running to catch a photograph before they dissipate and Opinion articles lined up to discuss the issue itself.  843 more words

The Cambridge Student

Girls' Lives Matter - India Bring Back Our Girls

Girls’ Lives Matter – India Bring Back Our Girls

It’s that time of year: between Christmas and New Year’s Eve – when we look back on the year that was. 792 more words

Female Feticide

#WAVE - Women Against Violence Europe Broschure

At the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Network, WAVE  – the Women  Against Violence Europe Network has published a new broschure along the history, milestones and successes of their network over the years, which is now available for downloading. 91 more words

Equal Rights & Social Change