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  • Canada since 1988: The benefits of decriminalizing abortion

    , by ARTHUR Joyce

    On January 28, 2013, Canada will celebrate 25 years of reproductive freedom. Since our Supreme Court struck down Canada’s abortion law in 1988, our country’s experience is proof that laws against abortion are unnecessary. A full generation of Canadians has lived without a law and we are better (...)

  • Canada: Include safe abortion in maternal health !

    , by Collective

    Press Conference NAF (National Abortion Federation, Action Canada for Population development and the Ad-Hoc Coalition for Women’s Equality and Human Rights held a press Conference on June 22, 2010 , and the following letter was subsequently delivered to the Prime Minister’s office.
    June 22, 2010 (...)

  • Aqsa’s last days

    , by ALCOBA Natalie, TREMONTI Anna Maria

    The night before Aqsa Parvez died, she danced to Indian music under the loving gaze of a Muslim family she had adopted as her own.
    The rebellious teenager did not see eye to eye with her parents, so she moved in with a Mississauga family, and last Sunday happily took part in a birthday (...)

  • Teen clings to life, dad in custody

    , by WILKES Jim

    The suggestion of violent disputes between a 16-year-old girl in Mississauga and her father over her desire to show her hair and live a “normal” lifestyle raises questions about tensions between parents and children in the Muslim community.
    See also: A dialogue on the Aqsa Parvez case
    Friends (...)