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Digital Diversity: Together We Can Improve Tech for Everyone

It’s a no-brainer that technology should be informed by the audiences that use it, and that includes women, girls, and non-binary folks of all races, ages, sexual preferences, and abilities.  Coding and digital skills have become an important part of many industries, it’s not just for developers.

How Paulette Senior Is Leading A National Gender Equality Movement

With the rise of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements, as well as the global women’s marches taking place all over the world, the spotlight on women’s rights and gender equality has taken front stage. However, even in Canada, we still have a long way to go to achieve equality for all women – not just for some.

No, Moms, The Gender Pay Gap Is Not On Us

That’s one of the enduring myths about the disparity between male and female earnings — that it primarily results from women’s choices to structure their careers around having children. Or because they choose careers in less lucrative fields than men.

Q&A with Erica Campbell: Building A Feminist Community Through Beer

I’ve kept my head down and worked really hard. I think that’s key to success in any industry, but especially in the craft beer industry because it’s so small and entrepreneurial. You just have to really grind for many years to prove yourself, and as a woman you have to do that even more.

The Importance of Mentorship: Women Who Have Led Me

The woman I am today has a lot to do with the women I’ve met throughout my life. I work in a sector that is largely made up of women. I am an intersectional feminist. I love being surrounded by inspiring women and have been so lucky in my short career to be mentored by some of the most incredible women out there.

Dating A Survivor Of Sexual Violence: How To Support Your Partner

There are a lot of survivors of sexual violence in the world. This means that many relationships include at least one survivor, and it can be difficult to know what to do (or not do) to support a partner who has experienced sexual violence. Here is how you can support your partner.

How Gender-Based Violence Impacts Mental Health

There is no question: violence affects mental health. In fact, the world health organization and the Public Health Agency of Canada have both recognized gender-based violence as a significant public health issue.

Talking About Identity and Veiling with The Canadian Council of Muslim Women

For the past 35 years, the Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW) has been on an important mission: To affirm Canadian Muslim women’s identities and to promote an understanding of our lived experiences.