Leilani Muir, the first woman to successfully sue the Alberta government for forced sterilization under the Eugenics Act, dies at 72.
The War At Home: documentary looks at Canada’s failure to help women flee partner violence:
“In Canada, a woman is murdered by her intimate partner once every 6 days. In Canada’s last decade, more women were killed by their partner than soldiers killed in Afghanistan.”
Hong Kong’s domestic workers are often treated like slaves. According to a Justice Center report, the danger for these women lies in the nature of domestic labor — how taking on a surrogate-wife-like role “can blur work-life boundaries and isolate them behind closed doors.”
New study: American teens like to appropriate homosexuality, with over 50 per cent claiming they are some form of LGB.
Caitlin Moran pens heartfelt open letter to troubled teenage girls: “You were not born scared and self-loathing.”
Every time this microbiology student is sexually harassed by men online, she adds an article on a female scientist to Wikipedia.
If you are in New York City, come to the SPACE International panel, “Prostitution: Shifting The Burden,” during the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women. Panel takes place Friday, March 18, 2016, 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. at the Baha’i International Community (Suite 20), UN Office, 866 UN Plaza.