In the news | Dans les médias (October/octobre 2010)


Thanks to friends, colleagues and tweeters for their fabulous news links and as ever, to the invaluable news round up from the Women's Funding Network and to Andrea for her amazing French news links.

Aboriginal Awareness: "We exist!" (Oriana Tahireh Marsh, The Cannon)

Japan's Dancing Grannies Defy the Aging Routine (Catherine Makino, We-news)

Pionnières féminines honorées

Sexual defence threatens women (Karen Busby, Winnipeg Free Press)

Premarital sex is nearly universal among Americans, and has been for decades (News release)

Sex and the Single 50-Something (Tara Parker Pope, New York Times)

50-somethings more casual about sex than teens (Toronto Star)

Healthy at Every Age: The Millennials, Ages 16 to 30: Decisions made about sex, fitness and diet are crucial (Valerie Berenyi, Calgary Herald)

N.B. gets look at Swedish prostitution laws (Metro)

Sexualité: des baby-boomers trop frivoles (Claudette Samson, Le Soleil)

Condom: les ados plus sages que les adultes (Mathieu Perreault. La Presse)

Quelle vision les adolescents ont-ils de l’amour ? De la pornographie aux divorces, notre société ne renvoie pas à nos enfants une image très positive de la vie de couple. Ils continuent malgré tout à croire au grand amour (La croix)


Women storm minister's office, arrested (CBC News)

« Marche rose » (Brigitte Breton, Le Soleil)

Marche mondiale de la femme

10 000 personnes à la Marche mondiale des femmes (Carl Thériault, La Presse)

The gender gap: Messages that can affect the way boys and girls grow up: Why do we still treat sons and daughters so differently? Kate Hilpern looks at how preconceived notions can have serious and long-lasting consequences (The Independent)

Failing Boys series (Globe & Mail)

Failing boys and the powder keg of sexual politics (Carolyn Abraham, Globe and Mail)

By the numbers: How boys are falling behind girls (Globe and Mail)

No old boys' club here: Quebec's push for gender parity (Gloria Galloway, Globe & Mail)

Is pop culture dumbing down feminism? (Q, CBC Radio)

American Electra: Feminism's ritual matricide (Susan Faludi, Harper's)

Women: Half the population, a fifth the seats in Parliament (Gloria Galloway, Globe & Mail)

Women in Power series (Globe & Mail)

Women and politics: Minister Lisa Raitt and Nancy Peckford took your questions (Globe & Mail)

Clear strategy needed to help women advance (Globe and Mail)

More companies using targets to help women reach top ranks (Janet McFarland and Jacquie McNish, Globe & Mail)

Kim Campbell did it -- other women can, too (Susan Martinuk, Calgary Herald)  

Une femme prêtre au Québec, les femmes et la religion organisée

Les femmes juges

À voix égales donne du pouvoir aux jeunes femmes 

Justice ministers vow action on missing women (Lori Culbert, Vancouver Sun)

Moon setting on Sisters in Spirit? (Jorge Barrera, APTN News)

How Can I Comfort My Bullied Daughter? (Mike Adamick, Jezebel)

Cheerleader Required to Cheer for Man Who Assaulted Her (Carline Heldman, Ms Magazine)

A balancing of competing rights: Canadians have a constitutional right to a fair trial. But not to expect that Muslim women must invariably take off their niqabs — headgear that typically covers all but the eyes — before testifying in court (Toronto Star) 

Le niqab est permis au tribunal (Louise Leduc, La presse)

Condamnée pour avoir arraché le niqab d'une femme (La presse)

Canada's Goldilocks economy: Not very hot, but no double-dip either (Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press)

Les femmes mieux payées que les hommes

Green Life: Taking stock of toxic beauty products: Breast cancer fund report contains some scary news about cosmetics and their ingredients (Michelle Lalonde, The Gazette)

Maybe we can learn from Margaret Trudeau (Judith Timson, Globe & Mail)

Femmes et santé mentale (La Presse)

Women in media live in a Mad Man world (Daphne Bramham, Vancouver Sun)

Dove invites Canadian women and girls to the first Dove Self-Esteem Weekend (Regina Leader Post)

Les femmes, sous représentées dans les médias?

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