Today’s feminism is about the multiplicity of political outlets and voices; it’s about the reclaiming of emotions; it’s about the so-to-speak “messiness” of everyday life. And YES, it’s about the internet.
Growing up, I experienced many gender-based injustices and I saw it as a prevalent thing happening in my community. As a result, I continue to work hard to foster a society where everyone is equal so that people may have a better quality of life.
There is no particular day when I became interested in social justice. I have always fought for things to be fair. I became more determined to succeed when I saw how children I cared for were judged based on their level of development, culture or sex.
When she was just four years old, Molly Burke’s world began to darken: she was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa, a retinal disease causing loss of vision.Drawing from deeply personal experiences, Molly brings audiences, especially students, a uniquely young and current perspective on issues many of them face each day. Her message—that any challenge in life, whether it’s bullying, mental illness or a loss of vision, can be overcome—resonates powerfully.
Collaborate with a small group of other women (including queer, two-spirit, transgender, and gender non-conforming) activists (15-25 years old) in Montreal who have participated in the growing student movement to challenge state and structural forms of violence. More information here!
Participez à un petit groupe de femmes (incluant queer, trans, two-spirit) militantes (de 15 à 25 ans) à Montréal qui ont contribué à leur façon à l’émergence et à l’expansion du mouvement étudiant afin de remettre en question les institutions ainsi que les diverses formes de violence structurelle. Tous les détails ici!
“More than just being a duty, voting is about refusing to give up. It’s about taking ownership of your life, rejecting apathy and making your voice heard. I have noticed that the people around me who don’t vote are often the ones who point a finger at the world whenever something bad happens to them.
Above all, voting is about taking responsibility and telling the world that you are the one calling the shots in your life.” – Jacqueline, 21
Le 4 septembre, c’est l’heure pour les québécois de décider qui sera le prochain premier ministre, ou la prochaine première ministre de la belle province. Lisez quelques faits sur ces élections et ce que les jeunes femmes ont à dire!