Women in public life - equal participation in decision making - end violence - achieve gender equality #CSW65

It’s time that UNCSW follows Canada’s example and recognize the diversity of sexuality and gender

The UN Commission on the Status of Women continues to ignore over 135 million Lesbian or Bisexual women and over 24 million transgender women and nonbinary persons with female sex characteristics.

I call on the UN CSW recognizing the diversity of gender and sexuality at CSW65. Continue reading It’s time that UNCSW follows Canada’s example and recognize the diversity of sexuality and gender

On International Women’s Day I’d love to talk about Canada’s equality system

Today is International Women’s Day and there are so many things I’d like to talk about. I’d love to talk about how our equality system is framed in Canada. It’s such a good system that benefits from a ground-up rewrite in the late 20th century. When I contrast it with what other countries have I am so grateful to live in Canada and be protected by its laws. I’d love to talk about the way access to special programs for groups that need them matters, in contrast with anointing people with special specific entitlements on the basis of who they … Continue reading On International Women’s Day I’d love to talk about Canada’s equality system