Topics: Women’s rights
Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War
October 2019 to December 2021
Voices of women and girls in war
By Isabelle Masson
Grace Acan and Evelyn Amony were abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in Uganda when they were just girls. They were enslaved and spent years in captivity, away from their families. They managed to find their way back to freedom but have faced many new struggles since they returned home.
Rohingya women call for justice
By Paula Kelly
Five women all Canadians should know
By Matthew McRae
The year 2016 marks a century since women in Canada first got the right to vote and so it seems like a fine time to celebrate the achievements of Canadian women.
Exploring women’s rights and gender equality
By Chloe Rew, Program Interpreter
If I were alive in Canada before 1929, I would not have been considered a person. “Persons” under the British North America Act referred only to men.