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Someone hire these tiny journalists!
"Empathy and the ability to use your imagination should have no limits."
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Reading and watching the stories arising around International Women's Week, I was struck by the divisiveness around the meaning of feminism. Emma Watson, who is a passionate advocate for feminism, was criticized for her Vanity Fair poses. Articles regularly question whether Justin Trudeau is a feminist or a hypocrite depending on his actions on a particular day. Sophie Gregoire Trudeau is currently being criticized for suggesting that women thank the men in their lives and hold their hands on International Women's Day. Be bold - stand up and end this harmful debate around feminism.
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Women inspire me every day. I am surrounded by women at my work and I have amazing female friends and clients. This International Women's Day asks us to #BeBoldForChange, to create a more equal and inclusive world. To celebrate International Women's Day, here are some of my favourite quotes from some very bold, very inspiring women.
The "Beauty and the Beast" actress responds to THAT braless photo controversy.
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She is being called a "bad feminist."
"For some reason there’s some kind of barrier there where [men] are like, 'I don’t want to relate to a girl.'"
"Why does Emma Watson's doll look like Justin Bieber in a wig and a dress?"
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Who says Disney princesses can’t be empowering?
The original is a classic after all.
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Sorry, Ron and Harry, looks like you've been replaced.
Shimon Peres was the last towering figure from Israel's founding generation -- and he is now gone. But in a very real sense he lives on by providing us an example of how one can cast off positions in the face of changing circumstances. And to be courageous. And to dare to dream that we can one day have peace on earth.
One Young World Summit took place on Parliament Hill.