by: Georgia Stavrou

Contemporary mainstream media’s depiction of models with the “perfect” body image can have a tremendously negative effect on women as they compare their bodies to those of the “healthy” model. The image of overly thin women and superfluous weight loss have led to eating disorders, low self-esteem…


by: Khaula Mazhar

Congrats! You’re getting married, that’s good news! The bad news is that you might be living in a joint family. Sorry (not sorry) if that offends some in-laws out there, but let’s face it — the in-laws aren’t what they used to be. You know, like those…


by: Uzma Ahmed

The gender wage gap is the difference in pay between women and men in the workplace, specifically men and women who have the same role in the same company with the same experience/ skills. Of course, this pay gap increases/decreases based on race/ethnicity and based on occupation…


Award-winning Indo-Canadian filmmaker of 3 Second Divorce

by: Rana Khan

Shazia Javed is a young award-winning Indo-Canadian filmmaker whose most recent documentary premiered on 13th October and has garnered much interest for its theme. 3 Second Divorce deals with the misuse of religion and the ensuing trauma this visits upon…


I’ve had “Hidden Figures” on my to-watch list for too long, but it was the kind of movie I wanted to do justice to. I couldn’t watch it in my too-exhausted-at the-end-of-the-week state, so it kept getting put off. I finally got around to it last weekend, deciding to watch…


Women’s education is very important for any country to fully develop. Educated women are the weapon who yield a positive impact on a society through their contribution at home and on the professional front. An educated woman can educate her whole family and thus the whole country.

Photo credit: Plan UK

Women should be…


From the start of the #MeToo movement, many women and men in Hollywood stood up to their abusers, proving how widespread and secret the sexual abuse and harassment is within society. Despite people knowing it exists, no one wants to talk about it. …


Ever wonder why women’s everyday general items seem to be more expensive than men’s? …


Alia Youssef is a Toronto- based artist whose long-term series The Sisters Project has garnered much media attention. Alia, who is now pursuing her Masters of Fine Arts in Documentary Media at Ryerson, speaks with us about her work and her hopes for the future.

Interview:

How did The Sisters…

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