What's Current: Canadian gender pay gap twice global average

Meet Ashima Shiraishi, a 13-year-old rock climber who’s breaking records set by adult men!

“Nice guy just trying to chat slashes woman when she laughs at him.

“Boys will be boys: does violence against women start in childhood?”

Man threatens to commit revenge porn against ex-girlfriend. In response, she smashes his front door and receives a felony charge.

Gender pay gap in Canada is more than twice the global average, study shows.”

The Homeless Period started by UK feminists aims to make homeless shelters consider the needs of women by making pads and tampons available to them.

The UK’s Fatherhood Institute launches a new recruitment drive to get more men into childcare careers. (I can’t see that backfiring at all! I mean, they had wide-scale recruitment drives for male nurses leading to a huge spike of them in recent years. Look how well that worked out.)


Susan Cox is a feminist writer and erstwhile academic in Philosophy. Follow her @Blasfemmey. Got tips? Email us.

Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.