The pro-life stance is about more than the fetus.
On Nov. 14 the United Nations declared contraception a universal human right. A report from the United Nations Population Fund titled State of World Population 2012 declared that “governments, civil society, health providers and communities have the responsibility to protect the right to family planning for women across the spectrum, including those who are young
“That girl is such a slut.” It’s a common phrase to describe women and it’s one that needs to stop. It may seem harmless at first, just something said after one too many drinks, but what lies beneath is a fear and resentment of female sexuality. In the simplest terms it’s an example of slut-shaming.
In 1988, Henry Morgentaler, an active pro-choice doctor, challenged Canada’s abortion restrictions in the Supreme Court of Canada, where they were found to be unconstitutional. A year later, another case was brought to the Supreme Court in regards to fetal rights after a man tried to get an injunction to stop his ex-girlfriend from getting an
Our generation’s girls have been raised on two keen ideals. The first as the ultimate and wise Spice Girls have taught us is “girl power.” It is simple and short and breathes life into the girls who remember the pigtails and six-inch platform runners fondly. The second is that feminists are man-hating lesbians; one must
Recently, Graham Templeton of The Peak newspaper at Simon Fraser University wrote an opinion piece stating that he was offended by the very notion of a western rape culture, calling the premise sexist. His arguments lack insight or a nuanced understanding of the issues he disagrees with. They are offensive and detrimental to the efforts
In the wake of two recent studies, Canadian universities are being encouraged to look at wage equality between their male and female instructors.
In recent months, the SlutWalk movement has reached a global scale, with satellite walks taking place all over Canada and the United States, as well as in the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.