Women encouraged to strike worldwide to demonstrate that without women’s labour, the world would come to a stand-still.
How does Canada’s pay equality measure up? As of today, women still only make 87 cents to a man’s dollar.
Justin Trudeau pledges $650 million toward reproductive rights this International Women’s Day. The funding, which is to be invested over a period of three years, is earmarked for sex ed, reproductive health, and contraceptives.
Meanwhile, Sophie Trudeau misses the mark catastrophically by recommending we use #IWD2017 to celebrate men and boys. Someone’s PR team was asleep at the wheel…
Not sure how to make a difference this IWD? Consider donating toward this project which supports homeless women. For a Canadian option supporting Indigenous women, donate here.