Understanding the status of women in racialized communities: An Interview with Professor Vrinda Narain

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Camylle Lanteigne



The Independent Women for Equality McGill had the privilege of interviewing Professor Vrinda Narain on the status of women in racialized minority communities within Québec and Canada in the context of the “reasonable accommodations” debate. This angle of inquiry was motivated by the disproportionate attention on ...

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Defending the Rights of Indigenous Children in Canada: An Interview with Professor Cindy Blackstock

Published Monday, September 04, 2017

Sarah M Mah, Kateryna Gordiychuk



Dr. Cindy Blackstock is a professor at the McGill School of Social Work, and a member of the Gitskan First Nations. She has 25 years of experience in child protection and Indigenous children’s rights. She is also the Executive Director of the First ...

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Conversations on International Women's Day: A Walking Tour on Campus

Published Monday, March 20, 2017

Kateryna Gordiychuk, Sarah M Mah


March 8th is dedicated to International Women's Day - a day to celebrate the gains women have made, and to remind us of the work that still lies ahead of us in achieving equality.


We took a walk on McGill's downtown campus to get a ...

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Reflections from Women’s March on Washington in Ottawa

Published Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Kateryna Gordiychuk
January 21st, 2017


A picture is worth a thousand words. An audio segment painting a picture of the Women’s March - a million. The short four segments that follow will immerse you into the atmosphere of Ottawa’s crowd on a Saturday afternoon in late January, when women and ...

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