In a country that prides itself in its gender-equal cabinet, the question of whether or not Parliament Hill is a safe space for women is rarely discussed. From hateful and misogynistic comments to sexual assault, women in Canadian politics continue to be targets of violence at various stages of their careers.
Arezoo Najibzadeh is an advocate for young women in politics. Her works focus on the role of young women and girls in grassroots and institutional politics, as well as the relationship between sexual violence, public safety and women's civic engagement.
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