Cree Elder Pauline Shirt and First Nations Women Drummers lead International Women’s Day march in Toronto Article and photos by Allison Ridgway The road to equality has been a long one for Kim Malcolmson. The 78-year-old pro-choice activist proudly continued this journey on Saturday, marching with thousands of other women and men through downtown Toronto … Read more
By Roohi Sahajpal Today marks the 101st anniversary of International Women’s Day, a day that recognizes the progress and hurdles that women around the world still face. The first International Women’s Day was held on March 19, 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. It continued to be celebrated by other countries and in 1977 … Read more
By Shannon Clarke Photo from foxandfeathers on Flickr In Grade 9, my science class watched a documentary on the 100 greatest scientists of the last millennium. Afterward, we were assigned to pick anyone on the list, research them, write a paper, and give a brief presentation about why we chose them. I chose Margaret Sanger. … Read more
Hey everyone! The International Women’s Day rally and fair is tomororw March 6. McClung’s is tabling at the fari later in the afternoon. Check out the poster for more info or visit the IWD site. To learn more about what International Women’s Day is check out this great article from Feministe.
By: Adriana Rolston “Feminism 101: Instead of being the doormat get up and be the door,” says Lillian Allen, looking up at row upon row of cheering women during the International Women’s Day (IWD) Rally. Her poetry articulates our struggles. “Laugh when they try to bend your back down low.” We’re in the OISE building … Read more
Join CBC for a special panel discussion featuring women of CBC who have made a valuable contribution in shaping the Corporation, programming and the broadcast industry – moderated by Diana Swain, News at Six host. Thursday, March 5 at 2pm Glenn Gould Studio – 250 Front Street West Speakers Include: Garvia Bailey – Producer and … Read more