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Angels of the Workplace: Women and the Construction of Gender Relations in the Canadian Clothing Industry, 1890-1940
Steedman, Mercedes
Examines how the intricate weaving together of the meanings of class, gender, ethnicity, family, and the workplace created a job ghetto for women. Detailing the disparities between men and women in te...
Canada After Harper: His Ideology-fuelled Attack on Canadian Society and Values, and How We Can Resist and Create the Country We Want
Finn, Ed (editor)
Essays documenting the breadth and depth of the Harper government's attack on institutions, policies, and programs that embody values and principles shared by most Canadians: education, health care, w...
Color of Violence : The INCITE! Anthology
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence (ed.)
An anthology of critical writings demanding that we address violence against women of color in all its forms, including interpersonal violence, such as sexual and domestic violence, and state violence...
Fighting the Wal-Mart Plague: Against The Current vol. 118
Miller, Karen
Liza Featherstone offers a devastating portrait of rampant sex discrimination at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Women working for the company at all levels — from cashier positions to the highest levels of cor...
Gay Marriage Yes!: Against The Current vol. 110
The Editors
Any doubts about the meaning of the struggle for the right of gay and lesbian marriage should have disappeared forever when Mayor Gavin Newsom of San Francisco opened the marriage bureau at city hall ...
Gender Equality (Real Utopias Series): Transforming Family Divisions of Labor
Gornick, Janet ; Meyers, Marcia
Janet C. Gornick and Marcia K. Meyers propose a set of policies - paid family leave provisions, working time regulations, and early childhood education and care - designed to foster more egalitarian f...
Gender segregation is humiliating and damaging
Namazie, Maryam
The author looks at gender segregation, drawing on her own personal experiences in Iran but also in a broader context and the resulting psychological damage done to girls from a very young age.
Getting the Balance Right: Gender Equality in Journalism
Gender equality in journalism.
Good Girls, Bad Girls: Sex Trade Workers and Feminists Face to Face
Bell Laurie
Looks into issues like racism in pornography, reclamation of the label "whore," the concerns surrounding censorship and the myths and stereotypes that have made sex trade workers outcasts.
How the 'SlutWalk' Has Transformed the Rape Culture Conversation
Mendes, Kaitlynn
It is amidst this wider rape culture, and the ways feminists are fighting back, that SlutWalk not only emerged, but exploded as a global grassroots movement. What is significant about SlutWalk is not ...
Human Rights videotapes
5 videotapes for use at senior elementary or secondary levels or for adult audiences.
Machismo and Its Discontents: Against The Current vol. 134
Ferguson, Ann
The one clear memory I have of 1968 (as opposed to all those other antiwar and pro-civil rights struggles in which I was engaged in the 1960s and ‘70s) is that I was a member of a faculty ad-hoc group...
Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies
Anderson, Kevin B.
Marx’s critique of capital was far broader than is usually supposed. To be sure, he concentrated on the labor-capital relation within Western Europe and North America. But at the same time, he expen...
The Myth of Male Power: Why Men Are the Disposable Sex
Farrell, Warren
Farrell's blunt manner breaks through the sterotypical white middle-class conventions of victim-obsessed sentimentality that has paralyzed mainstream feminism. He forces us to see our everyday world f...
On Islam And Gender Equality
Sikand, Yoginder
A review essay on Salbiah Ahmad's book Critical Thoughts on Islam, Rights and Freedom in Malaysia.
A Parable of Women's Liberation: Against The Current vol. 134
Tax, Meredith
Interview with Meredith Tax.
The Political Economy of Health
Doyal, Lesley
The Post- Industrial Utopians
Frankel, Boris
Recast Dreams: Class and Gender Consciousness in Steeltown
Livingstone, David ; Mangan, J. Marshall (Editors)
Red Emma Speaks: Selected Writings and Speeches by Emma Goldman
Goldman, Emma (edited by Shulman, Alix Kates)
A collection of essays which provide a comprehensive view of Emma Goldman's theories and beliefs.
Social Determinants of Health: Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.
Socialist Feminism in the 21st Century
Brenner, Johanna
Brenner analyzes socialism in the 21st century, with a new discourse of gender equality that focuses on transnational feminism, community alliances, the mobilization of members, and overcome the divis...
The Socialist Register 1983: Volume 20: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Triple Jeopardy and the Struggle: Against The Current vol. 134
Louie, Miriam Ching Yoon
Being bi- and female in the Asian movement also means putting in double, triple, quadruple time. The Third World Women’s Alliance, an offshoot of the Black Women’s Liberation Committee of the Student ...

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Briarpatch is Saskatchewan's independent alternative newsmagazine committed to building a socialist society. We provide an open forum for disadvantaged peoples and support progressive movements workin...
Connexions Archive & Library
The Connexions Archive & Library is Toronto-based project dedicated to keeping alive the rich history of grassroots movements for social justice. Connexions preserves 'alternative' histories that r...
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Organization for Women's Liberation - Iran
Organisation for Women's Liberation (OWL) was built on 14th December 2002 in direct response to the growing women's movement in Iran for equality and liberation The contemporary history of women's mov...
White Ribbon Campaign
A campaign that encourages men to wear a white ribbon on December 6 to remember the Montreal massacre and to show their opposition to all types of violence by men against women.

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African Development Bank
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group's mission is to help reduce poverty, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent's economic and social development. With this objective in mind, the ins...
Commonwealth Secretariat
The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding
International Development Law Organization
IDLO is an international intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting the rule of law and good governance in developing countries, countries in economic transition and in those emerging from armed conflict. We pursue ou...
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
With 56 States drawn from Europe, Central Asia and America, the OSCE is the world's largest regional security organization, bringing comprehensive and co-operative security to a region that stretches from Vancouver to Vladivostok....

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Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration
Sources News Release
Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.
Five tips for creating a more gender-balanced newsroom
Weiss, Jessica
A discussion the state of gender equality in the newsroom. Provides tips on how to improve gender balance.
IFJ Conference: Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom
Sources News Release
What is women's representation in the news management? How do women journalists make their way in today's media changes? What role can journalists unions play in promoting gender equality? How can med...
IFJ Launches Booklet to Engage Media Professionals in Fight Against Gender Discrimination
Sources News Release
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today called on media professionals and unions activists to join the fight against gender discrimination by releasing a booklet on gender equality...
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SAMSN 2014: Impunity, Gender and Digital Safety key focus areas for South Asia
Sources News Release
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN), a network of IFJ affiliates and partners in the region, in its commitment to work towards ending th...