Tag: women’s rights

November 12, 2012 | life

Men, Women and Equal Discrimination

I’m sure there isn’t a woman reading this who hasn’t been harassed in the street by men. From lewd comments, to inappropriate touching or full on groping, I am yet to meet a woman can’t recount a tale of feeling scared/petrified/unsafe/stressed/belittled/ashamed and plenty of other adjectives by those situations. I was sexually harassed last week...

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April 11, 2011 | life

Rape is Not ‘Invited’

There are few times in life I’m ever ashamed of being Canadian, but when I heard recently of a rape case over there where the Judge gave the attacker a two year conditional sentence (rather than the suggested three year jail term normally doled out in these cases) because the victim, as the Judge put...

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July 21, 2010 | life

Fight the Power

Every now and then I write something on this here blog and the reaction sometimes astounds me. That’s just what happened last week when I wrote a post about being ladylike. While I knew there would obviously be people who would disagree with me, I didn’t expect people to find the mere concept of respecting...

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