women's rights


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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 13 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 56 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


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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 95 Comments


Ben Spurr

This time, the standard shrill, outsize headlines and media coverage that perpetuate myths about sexual assault require careful unpacking and dissection more

Jan 30, 2016 10:08 AM News 21 Comments



"No one wants to hear what this rapper girl has to say. They want to know, 'Okay, who is the black guy in charge of her and then who is the white guy in charge of him?'" more

Jan 27, 2016 7:44 PM Music 2 Comments



"Sometimes I wonder how I’m viewed, as an indigenous woman living in Toronto. My awareness of all the missing and murdered indigenous women means there’s always an underlying fear." more

Jan 27, 2016 7:29 PM Music 6 Comments



"I’ve been in Canada for 10 years, and when I think about Canada then and now, it’s the same. I’m still the one brown girl among all these white men." more

Jan 27, 2016 7:15 PM Music 13 Comments

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