Tag Archives: women’s rights

International Women’s Day: Noteworthy names speak up for women’s rights Arts & Entertainment,News

Ashley Jagpal Today is International Women’s Day and to mark the occasion, women all over the world are speaking out about equal rights. Etana Cain, the Senior Advocacy and Communications Officer for YWCA Toronto, a charity dedicated to helping helping women and girls in the city, told Humber News that women speaking out is very

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International Women’s Day: Events held around the world International,News

Jess Reyes Tuesday March 8, marks the anniversary of Women’s Day, a celebration of gender equality and equity around the world. Since 1975, the United Nations (UN) has supported the international rights of women’s freedom and expression. The UN aims to lower rates of female poverty, encourage peace and improve access to equal rights of

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One Billion Rising event raises awareness of violence against women Life

By Jonathan Rumley and Adam Kozak The One Billion Rising event aimed at raising awareness of violence against women took place at Humber College on Valentine’s Day. Humber News went to the event and spoke to organizers about the impact it has in making the world a safer place for women.