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How To Make A Law: Canada Edition

How are laws made in Canada? We can think of law making in Canada as a game, where a bill (law proposal) must conquer several levels to win, and finally become a law. 832 more words

Government & Law

Canada's Parliament System

As mentioned in the previous government post, Canada’s Parliament System is a branch to the main levels of government. Canada’s Parliament is the composition of the main levels of government. 525 more words

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SRHR Situation Report: The UN's Gender Mainstreaming Project

The Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Situation Report is a monthly column that focuses on policy developments around these issues worldwide.  This month’s column focuses on structural reforms around gender at the UN- the institution of a new agency called UN Women. 661 more words

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An end to Prostitution-shaming parades in China. Now get out there and demonstrate, ladies!

The Chinese Government has called for an end to the public shaming of prostitutes in China by police, the New York Times reports this week.  Those suspected or accused of prostitution are regularly shackled and paraded in public by law enforcement, exacting the ultimate price for their crime – public humiliation and identification. 434 more words

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Pakistan: Exploit Trans People, Collect More Taxes?

The New York Times reported last week on the ghastly inefficient taxation system in Pakistan, where less than two percent of the population pays income tax – least especially the wealthiest.  573 more words

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A letter to Wordpress.com and Google Ads: Advertising Mail-Order Brides is a Violation of Women's Rights

Dear WordPress.com and Google Ads,

It has come to my attention that GAB readers have alerted us to the advertisements for mail-order brides showing up on this site. 733 more words

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