women in politics

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Representation in politics takes center stage during first Elect Her panel discussion

On Dec. 8, Elect Her UVic, a club dedicated to promoting the participation of women and marginalized communities in politics, hosted their very first Women in Politics panel discussion. The…

What the absence of women in provincial politics means for Canada

"The Council of Federation, comprised of Canada’s thirteen premiers, posted a picture on Twitter from one of their bi-annual meetings this summer. The picture provokes a rather simple and reasonable…

Women of colour shouldn’t be pawns in your politics

United States Senator Elizabeth Warren is once again attempting to define her presidential platform through race, this time by targeting women of colour to gain campaign momentum for the 2020…

Sex and the (Univer)City | Women at B.C. Legislature call out archaic dress code

A few weeks ago, a government communications staff member — who has worked in the Legislature since 2014 — was reprimanded by a security guard because her cap-sleeve blouse was…

UVic students among those who turned their backs on Trudeau and Scheer

The Daughters of the Vote event in Ottawa was more politically-charged than usual this year when delegates turned their backs during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's speech, and left the room…