Category women

Ideology has no place in Canada’s prostitution laws

Stuart Chambers agrees with an Ontario judge that expert witness testimony lacked credibility in a recent case in which Canada’s law on sex work was found unconstitutional.

Lessons From “Lying-In”

Alana Cattapan reflects on what postpartum confinement can teach us about living through COVID-19.

Abortion is Always Essential Medical Care

Janis Broder and Celeste E. Orr denounce the use of the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to make abortion inaccessible.

Reasons for Recommending Early Epidural During COVID-19

Naila Ramji defends the practice of asking women in labour to undergo an early epidural in the context of the current pandemic.

Protest chill is last thing sex-assault complainants need

Elaine Craig asks us to imagine the impact of protests critical of women reporting sexual misconduct by their physician