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India’s parliament has passed a progressive mental healthcare bill. What needs to be done next?

The government must ensure funding to implement provisions of the bill and logistics for the review board to provide effective redressal.<p>Mental …

Mental Health

Shafia parents and son, convicted in honour killing of four family members, seek new trial

A Montreal father, mother and son convicted nearly four years ago of murdering four other family members in an honour killing argue, in an appeal to …

Sexual Assault Survivors Protest Outside Toronto's Trump Tower

Pussy Grabs Back criticized victim-blaming and misogyny Trump embodies.<p>A year ago, one would've passed by downtown Toronto's Trump International Hotel and Tower without thinking twice. Save for Trump's signature all-caps branding, the building blends easily into its financial district …

Not asking for it: Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace

Advertisement<p>“Men constantly call, trying to get you to describe things for their own self-pleasure ... There is this unique power play where you …

Brisbane

Women are making a powerful point about sexual violence by displaying the clothes they were assaulted in

After a recent New Year’s Eve celebration in Bengaluru, India, turned into what eyewitnesses called a “mass molestation” of women, a few politicians came forward with a culprit for the reported assaults: “They try to copy westerners not only in mindset, but even the dressing,” said Bengaluru home …

Paedophile priest Raymond Cheek: Anglican Church 'surprised' by two-year jail sentence

The Anglican Church has expressed surprise after an 85-year-old former priest was sentenced to just two years in prison for sexually abusing five …

Trial begins for Peter Cuzner, former teacher accused of sex abuse at Daramalan College

He said he was often sent to Cuzner's office in trouble.<p>"I was sent to [year co-ordinator Cuzner] frequently ... apparently I used to get in a lot of …

Crime

Humorous ads targeting Muslim stereotypes debut on NYC subway

<b>NEW YORK:</b> Humorous ads for a documentary film that aims to promote understanding and tolerance of Muslims went up in New York subways on Monday after …

LEGO Takes Down Gender Stereotypes With Upcoming Collection

New toy set features never-before-released minifigures that mirror the real world

Indigenous Affairs Minister says new approach needed to tackle trafficking

<i>This story is part of an ongoing Globe and Mail investigation into the hundreds of missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada.</i><p>A broad approach by the federal government is needed to tackle the issue of human trafficking in Canada, one that recognizes the domestic nature of the crime and is …

A portable housing benefit could ease our homeless crisis

<i>Pedro Barata of United Way Toronto & York Region chairs the National Housing Collaborative and Tim Richter is president and chief executive officer of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness.</i><p>A frustratingly familiar challenge is playing out for Canadian families across the country. Overheated …

Justice 'uneven' in cases of missing, murdered indigenous women: minister

Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett told a global audience in New York that racism and sexism in Canada have tainted the way some investigators handle homicide and missing-person cases involving indigenous women.<p>On stage Thursday at the Women in the World Summit, Dr. Bennett said …

Sarnia police arrest two after human trafficking investigation

Two men from the Peel Region have been arrested in Sarnia for allegedly forcing a 19-year-old woman into the sex trade.<p>Sarnia police charged the men …

Crime

Stouffville church shining spotlight on human trafficking in York Region

A Stouffville church is shining a spotlight on human trafficking in York Region — an area where the sex trade is often hidden from view.<p>On Tuesday …

How has rape become such a common trope of television drama?

I didn’t set out to contribute to rape culture. Like all sensible people, I’m a feminist. Granted, the white, privileged kind who’s gone through life with easy access to education, well-paying jobs, sexual liberation, freedom of speech and the right to trash men and the patriarchy in the most …

Stouffville church shining spotlight on human trafficking in York Region

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>Do you manufacture a product that's at least 51% American-made? The Capital Region Minority Chamber of Commerce is …

We Investigate Canada's Epidemic of Missing Indigenous Women Tonight on VICELAND

VICE explores what's behind the disturbing rise of missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada and what's being done to stop it on tonight's episode of 'WOMAN' on VICELAND.<p>Tonight on an all new episode of <i>WOMAN</i>—a VICELAND show from feminist activist and writer Gloria Steinem that explores issues …

Why Abortion Makes Sense

“The unborn person does not have constitutional rights.” – Hillary Clinton (April 3, 2016)<p><i>It’s wrong to kill a person, but permissible to exterminate</i> …

Fighting for Canada's Indigenous Women

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.</b><p>Since 1980, up to 4,000 indigenous women in Canada have gone missing. Although indigenous women only make up about 4 percent of the country's population, they account for 16 percent of all homicides, and 11 percent of all missing …

Police will get blamed during missing, murdered women inquiry: Bellegarde

Canada's top First Nations leader says police should brace themselves for some blame in an upcoming inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women.<p>Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde says fingers will be pointed during the inquiry, which is expected to last two years.<p>"You …

First Nations Living In Poverty Will Change The World

Living in poverty can feel like being invisible, or worse, they notice you and your shoes, your lack of cash flow, or car, or insurance, or leisure. …

Canadian indigenous groups say number of victims is closer to 50 along the remote 450-mile stretch of road through British Columbia<p>A remote 450-mile stretch of road through western Canada where dozens of mostly indigenous women have been murdered or gone missing, could have regular bus service by …

Canada

Toronto's Above Top Secret Need You to Start Paying Attention to the Murders of Indigenous Women on "BANG"

The politically-inspired song also touches on police brutality and organ harvesting.<p><i>All photos by Brianne Roye</i><p>Toronto electro-hip hop veterans Above Top Secret (formerly Abstract Random) have returned after an almost two-year hiatus with the politically charged up single, “BANG.” Off their …

Canada launches inquiry into missing, murdered indigenous women | Reuters

OTTAWA Canada launched a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women on Wednesday, a long-awaited look into the root causes of …

B.C.'s working poor: Affordable child care key to lifting families out of poverty

The issue of child care hits families right in the heart — the safety, wellbeing and development of their children is at stake.<p>It also hits them …

Germany mulls tighter child marriage laws

German laws protecting youth must also be applied to refugees, the government has said. Concern is rising over the increase in cases of young girls …

First Nations woman died by suicide in back of police car, inquest hears

Cries of anguish filled the cavernous provincial building in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Tuesday morning as Mary Ann Shewaybick prepared to testify at the …

Deadly force was justified, grand jury says

FORT WORTH — Fort Worth police released three videos on Monday; each shows one perspective of an officer-involved shooting last December.<p>The footage …