First let me begin by saying, Happy 20th Birthday to the Girls Action Foundation! One way to celebrate this milestone was at the Young Women’s Toronto Meetup. On Wednesday, May 6th at the Victory Pub Café in Toronto, a group of young women (including me!) gathered over French fries, veggies and samosas. Yummy snacks aside, […]
Cyber Feminism. A postmodernist term used to describe the philosophies of a contemporary feminist community whose interests are cyberspace, the internet and technology. This term was introduced in the early 1990s and over the years has brought much progress in the feminist movement. Hash tags have been created such as #TheFWord, #YesAllWomen, #AmINext, #HeforShe, and […]
The Miss G_ Project’s goal has always been the inclusion of an elective Gender Studies course in the provincial curriculum that could provide young people with a safe space and critical tools with which to understand their lives.
Through the Leadership Capacity Grant, Nnali organized a one-day workshop that focused on the importance of attaining an education for marginalized and racialized girls. Through discussions and presentations given by professionals from the community, this workshop provided the girls with insight into the life a good education can offer.
It is with great pleasure and deep honour that we present to you, at long last, the result of all our collective labour, the fruit of our feminist-activist loins: The final draft of the Ontario-wide GENDER STUDIES COURSE!!!
Filmmakers and poets in attendance. Bold, poignant, empowering, inspiring – come and join us for a night’s celebration of short digital videos by poets-turned-filmmakers from “The Colouring Book,” a collection of personal stories by writers of colour about issues of race and identity. A panel, moderated by Vinita Srivastava, will include the visionary behind […]