Land Body Defense

The Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN) and the Women’s Earth Alliance (WEA) have started an initiative to record how the sexual and reproductive health of Indigenous women is impacted by industrialization. The initiative was started in 2014 and has […]

No more taxes on tampons – period

What do products like milk, bread, vegetables, prescription drugs, and medical devices like contact lenses and hearing aids have in common? Canadians do not pay taxes on these types of “essential” products. More specifically, these products are zero-rated. This means […]

Brantford groups celebrate local women

International Women’s Day is March 8, and this year the UN is looking to challenge nations to enact equal rights for women. In what began as small celebrations of women throughout Europe in 1911, by 1977 the UN had created […]

Callous or complimentary

‘I’d like to ride you like you ride that bike,’ a teenage male said to Sarah Rodrigues, 27, as she rode her bicycle down a path one day. Despite being nervous about being alone, Rodrigues “stopped, turned to them, and […]