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Rhymes with Shmashmortion

This weekend my roommate talked to a priest about abortion policy at a wedding. My roommate works on the girls, women and population team at the United Nations Foundation. 1,630 more words

United States

Echoing Obama Order, Gonzalez Says She'll Push for Pay Transparency this Year

Echoing President Obama’s call this past weekend for corporations with more than 100 employees to reveal how much they pay men, women, and minorities–an effort to improve pay equity by requiring pay transparency and accountability–city council freshman Lorena Gonzalez says she hopes to pass legislation this year that would require the city to follow suit. 718 more words

City Council

Federal domestic violence back-patting and concurrent single parent benefit cuts

In our first post of 2016, Dr Kay Cook (@KayCookPhD) of RMIT and Dr Kristin Natalier (@KrisNatalier) of Flinders University argue strongly for recognition of domestic violence in its socioeconomic context rather than in isolation. 924 more words

Policy

LUYC a Presenter at the Niagara Social Justice Forum

Since 2008, the Niagara Social Justice Forum (NSJF) has been building relationships between student groups, activists and community organizations working on social justice issues in the Niagara region.  357 more words

Ditto

#OscarSoBlackAndWhite

To hone my data visualization and information graphics chops, I’ve been seeking out and collecting data on topics of interest to me. Here’s one that bugs me around this time every year.

Oscars

Tell me, where do I begin?

Finally, a blog. It only took me a few years plus more but better late than never, right? As Lao Tzu’s most infamous and notorious quotes go, “the journey of a thousand miles begin with one step”. 770 more words

Asian American

India: Need for gender equity in family planning

Activists and experts from around the globe have gathered at Bali, Indonesia, for the 2016 International Conference on Family Planning. It’s an opportunity to take stock of goals that have been met with, and for countries to evaluate how to boost workforces and tweak their approaches toward achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals. 687 more words

Health