women

Female student leaders lacking

In 1884, Queen’s became the first university west of the Maritimes — and ahead of much of the world — to have female graduates.Continue...

Men make mark with centre

An organization called the Canadian Association for Equality has raised enough money to fund the first Canadian Centre for Men and Families in Toronto. The organization hopes to be up and running in the coming months to provide help, services and referrals to men in need.Continue...

Riding a growing wave

147 years ago, Queen’s admitted its first female student — 35 years after it opened its doors to
male students.Continue...

Women at work weighed down by social norms

Working women suffer from the burden of traditional gendered expectations—and it’s destroying their health.Continue...

Women in the workplace deserve better recognition

Just because women are being hired in rigorous professional fields, doesn’t mean they’re being treated equally.Continue...

Menstrual product pilot deserves wider implementation

In 2016, women made up just over half the population in Canada—and many of them, whether wanting to or otherwise, deal with monthly menstrual cycles.Continue...

Mind the confidence gap

The confidence gap is 40 per cent—the difference between the 100 per cent qualifications women feel they need for a job and the 60 per cent men do, according to a Harvard Business Review study.Continue...

Simons’ lingerie line trivializes Canadian women’s success

Naming lingerie after an accomplished woman without her permission diminishes her success—instead of celebrating it.Continue...

Women's magazines promote women's public health

In a year that highlighted gendered abuses, women’s magazines have provided essential information.Continue...

Other women’s successes aren’t your failures

I firmly believe female friendships are one of the greatest gifts the world can offer.Continue...

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