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What Role Should Men Play in Women's Health?

(0) Comments | Posted March 8, 2014 | 10:42 AM

This year's International Women's Day theme, "Equality for women is progress for all," spilled over into an impassioned conversation or all-out fight about male roles in feminism and women's health. As an organization dedicated to HIV/AIDS work with South Asian communities in Toronto our perspectives about how men and boys...

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Don't Racialize AIDS Discourse -- Our Needs Don't Define Who We Are

(0) Comments | Posted December 5, 2013 | 12:22 PM

World AIDS Day marks one of the most gripping health epidemics in human history. With all eyes on AIDS, this day is an opportunity to acknowledge milestones achieved, and more importantly, to remind us that it's not over.

Over the weekend I read Sarah Liss's article, "The Second...

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Why Women Still Need the F-Word

(1) Comments | Posted March 8, 2013 | 2:20 PM

2012 felt like the year of women and health.

From the 'War on Women' in the U.S. with multiple battles on birth control and abortion, to the international outcry sparked by the Delhi rape case in India, or to the dawn of VaginaGate, women were on the agenda. At...

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