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More women in politics would help safeguard abortion access

Updated: Sep 29, 2022

6,268,800 reach | oronto Star May 23, Reprinted Lethbridge Herald, June 4, Windsor Star


‘Women hold just 30 per cent of seats in Parliament; only two of 12 premiers are women. It matters because women matter.’


Rally for abortion rights near the U.S. Capitol on May 17, 2022_More women in politics would help safeguard abortion access

I remember sitting in the back seat of my dad’s truck driving around Saint John one day when I was 12. I was feeling smug because I had just correctly named the Mayor, Premier and Prime Minister: Ivan Court, Bernard Lord, Stephen Harper. It would be another 10 years before I would start questioning why politics in Canada is dominated by men and what that means for women.


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