Gender

Are Women Premiers in Canada less likely to be Re-Elected than Men?

With the UCP gaining power in Alberta’s recent provincial election, Jason Kenney became premier of Alberta and for the first time since 2008, no women preside over a Canadian provincial or territorial legislature.

Women in Science: Why are there Relatively Few?

Although much of the world’s scientific research have been done by women, science is arguably still dominated by men, even though a sizable number of women enter the science and engineering fields.

Beyond the Binary: What can the West learn from Non-Western Approaches to Gender Diversity?

In many cultures, worldwide, more than two genders are recognized. In such places, individuals exist that are perceived as being neither men, nor women.

Has the Recognition, Celebration and Actions of International Women's Day Inspired Equality?

The first International Women’s Day (IWD) was observed on March 19, 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. More than one million women and men showed their support of women by participating in public events.

What is transfeminism? What can it bring to feminism in general? How do you define cissexism? Why is it relevant to address cissexism?

From a trans point of view, what are the structural oppressions and barriers cissexism put before trans lives? How can we change structures so that they become more accepting and welcoming of trans and gender non-conforming individuals?

Conscientious Objection to Military Service and Citizenship: A Canadian Perspective

The appalling death toll of the First World War and the need for a sense of equality of sacrifice on the home front led to Canada’s first experience of overseas conscription.