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Online activism isn’t just slacktivism
Published: February 22, 2023
From women’s rights to climate action: How ordinary people can help change the world
Supporting change in your own sphere of influence is just one way to make a difference.
Surprise, you’re married! What BC couples need to know about common-law spouse entitlements
The length of time partners must live together to be considered “common law” may surprise you—and it’s different in BC and federal law.
What are microaggressions?
Here are examples of how microaggressions show up in everyday interactions, including in the workplace and health-care settings
What’s the big deal? Here’s why microaggressions matter
Microaggressions reinforce power structures and actually harm our health
Delay and deflect: How women gig workers respond to sexual harassment
The design of apps allows delivery drivers to be harassed with impunity
How girls are using social media for positive change
The online world has real dangers, but girls are using social media to create positive change and practice good digital citizenship.
What is the impact of the Roe vs Wade draft decision? A ‘cruel and devastating blow’ for women, UBC Allard law experts say
Here’s what it could mean for reproductive rights in the US and the security of women’s access to abortion in Canada
How racism holds Black women back from leadership positions
A new UBC study finds that stereotypes put Black women at a serious disadvantage in the workplace
Conversations about consent need to start early, and parents need to get comfortable with it
Teaching children about boundaries can help shift our culture around interpersonal trauma
Holiday romantic comedies and their borderline illegal behaviours
A UBC doctoral law candidate looks at how holiday movies portray non-consensual behaviour as acceptable
Revealing the long but hidden history of queer women in sport
A UBC sociologist explains why we need more stories to open up the conversation around queer women in sport
Two years after the MMIWG report, targeted work must move urgently ahead
Urgent and purposeful attention is needed to respond to the appalling reality of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG)
COVID-19 vaccinations, pregnancy and kids
A UBC vaccine expert explains why there’s no vaccine for these groups yet
Women feel better when they work with other women
Equitable and gender-friendly work environments reduce unpleasant feelings for women