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The ever-shrinking funding for women’s equality in Canada

This is a very good article describing how the Canadian Federal government gives money to specific groups of women (who question its long-term effectiveness) but meanwhile ignores the deeper causes of gender inequality. http://womensenews.org/story/crime-policylegislation/130916/canadas-honor-crime-funding-decried-biased Here is an except of the article by Sadiya Ansari: “Political advocacy was cut from the listed activities eligible for funding by Status of Women by …

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News from around the World

News from around the world thanks to Womens eNews! http://womensenews.org Women in North Korea are now allowed to ride bicycles, reported NBC News Aug. 17. The activity was banned for women in 1996 because it was not feminine.  http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/17/13331864-women-allowed-on-bicycles-as-n-korea-turns-wheels-of-change?lite The Center for Women Policy Studies released seven papers examining reproductive rights in contexts ranging from …

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Backlash: New York Artists Fight the War on Women

The so-called war on women waged by in the United States by some Republicans has stirred the creativity of over 180 artists, many based in New York City, who are participating in an exhibit hosted by SOHO20 gallery. The exhibit closes Aug. 11. By Sadiya Ansari, WeNews correspondent, Wednesday, August 8, 2012. http://womensenews.org/story/arts/120808/backlash-new-york-artists-fight-the-war-women

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