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Trump's Defunding Of UN Agency Will Affect The Most Vulnerable Girls And Women

Kamilia Lahrichi | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Impact
Kamilia Lahrichi

Guatemala is also one of the most violent places on Earth for girls and women. Foreign aid is vital in this conservative Catholic nation. Yet, the future of many local organizations focused on reproductive health education is in the hands of policy-makers about 2,800 kilometers away, in Washington D.C.

Trudeau Can Make Canada A Global Champion Of Gender Equality

Sandeep Prasad | Posted 03.09.2017 | Canada Impact
Sandeep Prasad

If prime minister Trudeau is serious about engaging with the United Nations and promoting gender equality, increasing funding for multilateral organizations that are working to advance women's rights -- which include sexual and reproductive rights -- should be top priority.

Heading to Rwanda Part 3: Life as a "Muzungu"

Averie MacDonald | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada Travel
Averie MacDonald

In the past three weeks, I have had enough new experiences to last me for at least three years, if not more. There's one thing I still haven't quite gotten used to here. Even though I live in Toronto these days, where I'm used to walking amongst crowds of people with different backgrounds, homelands and skin tones, I've never really experienced life as a minority. And I am starting to realize what an incredibly valuable experience this is.