Archive for December, 2014

Laws meant to protect women can have the opposite effect

Citizen and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander during question period in the House of Commons on May 28, 2014 . Reva Seth says changes to the caregiver program and the "barbaric cultural practices" bill could hurt vulnerable women.
Citizen and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander during question period in the House of Commons on May 28, 2014 . Reva Seth says changes to the caregiver program and the “barbaric cultural practices” bill could hurt vulnerable women. ADRIAN WYLD / THE CANADIAN PRESS 

Last month I publicly identified myself as one of the women who had been sexually assaulted by former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi.
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How to Raise a Feminist

This past year has been big for the F-word. It exploded on social media in a flurry of empowerment hashtags like #banbossy, #everydaysexism and #yesallwomen. Read more…