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...

Dear Body Shamers: A woman’s weight is not indicative of her health

In a society that privileges toxic, Eurocentric ideals of thin bodies, women—particularly women of colour—suffer.Continue...

Women deserve to run without fear

If there’s one thing to know about me, it’s that I’m an avid distance runner—a slow but steady tortoise on the move. My evening runs are the few moments of peace and silence squeezed in between busy days of virtual meetings.Continue...

Women aren’t suffering ‘imposter syndrome.’ They’re experiencing workplace discrimination.

Too often, the phrase “imposter syndrome” is thrown around to describe women’s feelings of inadequacy in the workplace. In many cases, the words shield a much larger problem: discrimination in the workplace.Continue...

We need more nuanced representations of Muslim women

Whenever we talk about representation of a minority group, we always talk about how to do it ‘right’ or ‘wrong.’ It’s no different for Muslim characters—we need them to be perfectly imperfect.Continue...

Lower financial literacy for women is a problem that must be addressed

Closing the financial literacy gap is a necessary step towards equality.Continue...

Women in Music president discusses organization’s push beyond gender equity to other areas of diversity

According to its president, Nicole Barsalona, the Women in Music (WIM) organization encourages storytelling as a way to inspire younger musicians and show them what’s possible.Continue...

Working moms deserve more support in the workplace

According to a 2020 survey, one in four women are thinking about quitting their jobs. This isn’t because they can’t handle the work—it’s because women are expected to be both mothers and model employees, without the leeway to do both.Continue...

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