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Me Too...Portrait of Pain

Today I add  my voice to every woman who has had the courage to speak and speak for those who can’t.

I also give voice to my younger self, the young woman in her twenties and thirties who didn’t think she had a voice that could be heard,…or that anyone would listen. 279 more words


The Struggle for Equality – Women’s Rights and Women in Politics - October 18, 2017

Good morning PPGR enthusiasts and Happy Persons Day!

Persons Day commemorates the anniversary of the 1929 Edwards v. Canada case, in which women were recognized as “qualified persons” under the British North America Act of 1867. 557 more words

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A Woman's Place is in the House

Kayla Ishkanian and Priscilla Mak

Now in the program’s fifth year, the University of Toronto Women in House program brings young women from undergraduate and graduate programs across the university to Parliament Hill. 1,047 more words

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Harvey Weinstein -"That Was the Culture Then….."

“I came of age in the ’60s and ’70s when all the rules about behavior and workplace were different. That was the culture then.” Harvey Weinstein…

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What Not To Say - a handy festive season guide

Festive season is here. You will be meeting family and friends. Even if you are some part Indian, you will be curious about the child-free status of some of the couples you meet. 591 more words


The Female brain reacts more strongly to Prosocial behavior than the male brain

Women are more generous than men, behavioral experiments show. Now, researchers have been able to demonstrate that female and male brains process prosocial and selfish behavior differently. 90 more words


Growing Diversity in Politics and Policy - SPPG welcomes Katie Telford to kick off the Women and Leadership series

Shannon Ross and Talha Sadiq 

Shows like Scandal and West Wing enthrall audiences with stories about the lives of political staffers. But viewers are left to speculate about what aspects of the shows are accurate in real life. 793 more words

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