"ONLY FOR THE BRAVE: UNCOVERING YOUR WHITE SUPREMACY" 

 

CANADIAN MUSEUM OF HUMAN RIGHTS: UNIQUE AND CONTROVERSIAL 

A Note From Editors

“Moving Forward”

We are truly inspired by the unprecedented wave of peaceful protests that has swept the globe over the past 3 weeks. We acknowledge that there is a long, deep-rooted history of systemic racism and racial violence in this country, and we need to fight against it, now and moving forward.

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WOMAN: AN UNPRECEDENTED JOURNEY TO GIVE A VOICE TO 2,000 WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD

The film WOMAN offers an intimate portrait of motherhood, education, marriage, financial independence, menstruation and sexuality. 

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NY TIMES POLITICAL REPORTER DIONNE SEARCEY DISCUSSES HER NEW BOOK “IN PURSUIT OF DISOBEDIENT WOMEN”

Searcey’s new book, describes eye-opening conversations with women who escaped the clutches of Boko Haram against all odds and shares her own challenges moving to a new continent with her husband and young children in order to take her new role.

 

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“COVID-19 CAUSES SURGE IN VIOLENCE AGAINST GIRLS AND WOMEN IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN”

“Widespread lockdowns have resulted in horrific conditions where girls and women have no one to turn to and nowhere to go. They are trapped. A catastrophe is unfolding in Latin America,” said Debora Cobar from Plan International.

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List of Anti-Racism Resources for Kids and Adults

As we, as a society, continue to learn, listen and speak out against racism, here is an updated list of resources: books, films, documentaries and more for kids and adults.

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TACKLING UGANDA’S PERIOD POVERTY ONE SANITARY PAD AT A TIME

Girls in Uganda often miss school when they are menstruating – the average is one to three days per month. Like Pauline, many feel ashamed due to the stigma attached to periods in Uganda – menstruating girls are often perceived as “unclean” and are even believed to have the power to stop crops from growing.

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PHOTOGRAPHER JULIA GUNTHER | CHEDINO AND FAMILY

LGBT rights in Africa often clash with traditional African culture in which same-sex relationships are deemed ‘un-African’ and where homophobia is rampant.
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