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Let's talk about boobs

A headline like this is sure to peak the interest of many, and equal discomfort of others. It is a problem that not enough countries outside of the West are in fact talking about boobs and the issues surrounding women’s health care. 2,393 more words

Town Hall

Shattering the Highest Glass Ceiling in Scotland?

Meryl Kenny and Fiona Mackay

It has been a week of firsts: the election of Nicola Sturgeon as the first female First Minister of Scotland followed by the announcement that… 807 more words

Federal leaders need to dust off debate on women's issues, says new campaign

In 1984, three federal leaders debated women’s issues on national television. It was the only election debate of its kind in Canadian history.

But now, 30 years later, a new campaign is pushing federal leaders to put women’s issues back on the table in time for the 2015 election. 273 more words

Ottawa

Why Young Women should Vote - Keep sexism out of policy

Nice video by Lena Dunham on why it is so important to vote in the midterm elections. This is your chance to keep sexism out of policies in Washington. 27 more words

Girls Empowerment

Back In The Day (History): September 22nd

On September 22nd, 2004, the Federal Communication Commission fines CBS owned stations $550,000 after the Janet Jackson “wardrobe malfunction.” However, in 2008, the United States Court of Appeal voided the charges. 156 more words

Back In The Day (History)

Scottish referendum turnout fuels #30Days2Vote challenge in London

A group of citizens is issuing a challenge to Londoners, and it comes with a wee bit of Scottish inspiration.

Women and Politics, which campaigns to encourage women to make their voices heard, is looking across the Atlantic to the Scottish independence referendum. 205 more words

London