Post Tagged with: "International Women’s Day"

Participant at the International Women's Day march in Toronto on Saturday, March 5, 2016.

Ryerson at International Women’s Day March

Ryerson’s Centre for Women and Trans People co-hosted a rally and march on Saturday for International Women’s Day: Toronto 2016, and we tagged along. Here is a glimpse into what the day looked like.

by Dylan Bell· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
(Dylan Bell/Ryersonian Staff)

Rally, march highlight women’s issues

In a packed auditorium on the Saturday before International Women’s Day (IWD), Judy Vashti Persad, a member of the IWD organizing committee, let out a rallying cry to the hundreds who had gathered to kick off the festivities with a city wide march. “Let us go onto the streets knowing our power, knowing the history of our footsteps and make […]

by Dylan Bell· · News
RSU president Andrea Bartlett responds to the controversy surrounding a decision to fire two RSU employees including a new mother on parental leave. (RyersonianTV)

Opinionated women in the digital age

While Ryerson prides itself on being diverse and enlightened in matters of social justice, further progress is necessary.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
Following the rally at the SLC, protesters walk to the SCC to confront the RSU.

Rally held to protest workplace discrimination

Ryerson students rallied outside the Student Learning Centre Tuesday in protest of workplace sex and gender discrimination, racism, Islamophobia and ableism. The rally and march was organized in light of International Women’s Week. Winnie Ng, a social work professor at Ryerson, is the current CAW-Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy. She said Ryerson is very diverse and progressive […]

by Jessica Albotra· · News, On Campus
This Week in Magical Thinking: Virginia Woolf

This Week in Magical Thinking: Virginia Woolf

In the days and weeks leading up to International Women’s Day, media and the general public practise a little more sensitivity towards women’s issues and tend to listen, but their attention span is short. As a feminist and a journalist with a special interest in marginalized groups in society, I frequently read fiction and nonfiction that speaks to the narratives […]

by Aeman Ansari· · Arts & Life, Literature
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