women's rights


Samuel Engelking

Thousands of women and allies marked the anniversary of the Women's March on Washington at a local protest on January 20 more

Jan 22, 2018 3:07 PM News 1 Comments



Last year, the protest was a reaction to Trump. This year, the reasons for marching are local more

Jan 17, 2018 11:31 AM News 6 Comments


Michelle da Silva

The rally and march created a safe space for survivors of sexual violence to stand and be heard more

Dec 4, 2017 4:57 PM News 1 Comments


Samuel Engelking

Toronto activists sound off on what’s next in the fight against sexual violence – and why real change must involve men and happen offline more

Nov 8, 2017 9:48 PM News 2 Comments


Flickr/American Life League

There's growing support behind banning anti-choice protestors in public spaces, but there's a deeper discussion to be had more

Sep 1, 2017 12:26 PM News 12 Comments



The new Toronto publication looks at news through an intersectional feminist lens more

Mar 22, 2017 12:58 PM Books

The performance artist best known for protesting campus sexual violence says the way to healing is to “feel more” more

Mar 13, 2017 4:22 PM Art 15 Comments

Washington March

Giorgio Lee

The challenges facing our species have never been more urgent, and it's female instinctual traits favouring co-operation over competition that are more conducive to meeting them more

Mar 12, 2017 6:59 PM News 1 Comments


Michelle da Silva

For International Women’s Day, community members gathered to discuss the next steps of feminist activism more

Mar 8, 2017 12:49 PM News



We need events that celebrate women and marginalized communities more than ever more

Mar 2, 2017 3:07 PM News



Stories written by and for refugee and immigrant women help open a discussion on sexual harassment, assault and rape more

Mar 1, 2017 11:41 AM News



If rallying against a Donald Trump presidency isn’t enough of a reason, here are 10 more more

Jan 12, 2017 5:15 PM News 10 Comments


Girls Rock Camp Toronto

Girls Rock Camp celebrates five years; plus, International Day of the Girl and more more

Oct 11, 2016 2:48 PM News

Celebrate with the women behind the gutsy online magazine at this Friday fundraiser more

Sep 28, 2016 8:00 AM News 3 Comments

Jian Ghomeshi

Ben Spurr

It's the Crown's job to educate the judge, and they failed in the Ghomeshi case. Time to mobilize like we did 50 years ago to train people in power to believe women. more

Mar 24, 2016 12:13 PM News 55 Comments


Rebecca Tisdelle

In case you needed a reminder that there’s still so much work to do in the fight against oppression more

Mar 8, 2016 5:02 PM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 4 Comments


Jennifer Rowsom

Raise a fist in solidarity to all the self-identifying women out there at one of these events more

Mar 6, 2016 7:00 AM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 1 Comments


Sonia Recchia/getty images

For women, acting "normal" often means playing nice, accepting the blame and otherwise protecting men – a cultural practice so well established that it might be in our DNA. more

Feb 17, 2016 8:00 AM News 30 Comments



It’s a mystery that Crown prosecutors don’t regularly call on experts to testify about the reams of ­research on why sexually assaulted women stay in relationships or erase them from memory more

Feb 10, 2016 6:38 PM News 109 Comments

The media watching in the courtroom gasped in disbelief when the first complainant in the sexual assault trial of the century seemed so unguarded against defence tactics. But it’s not a fair fight; she’s alone. more

Feb 3, 2016 7:09 PM News 96 Comments

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