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Canadian Imam: “Islam is the most feminist religion”

Imam Syed Soharwardy of Calgary, the head of the Calgary-based Islamic Supreme Council of Canada and the founder of Muslims Against Terrorism, is often invited by CBC as a guest expert to discuss issues related to terrorism and radicalization. He is introduced as a moderate voice in the Muslim community who “has worked to prevent the radicalization of youth in ...

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Trudeau: “Our government is a leader on preventing gender-based violence”

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his decision to participate in the Women in the World Summit in New York City on April 6, 2017 in order “to continue to champion women’s rights, and to emphasize the important role we all have to play to advance gender equality.”

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Maryam Monsef: “Discrimination and gender stereotypes influence our daily lives”

Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, highlighted the slogan of “Equality Matters” and the importance of continuing the struggle for gender equality. In a statement on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2017, Monsef emphasized that “Canada has the potential to lead the world on this issue.” On March 8, 2017, Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, committed to “provide $650 ...

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Trudeau announces $650 million in funding for “reproductive health” worldwide

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, committed to “provide $650 million in funding to address gaps in sexual and reproductive health and rights in the world’s poorest and most vulnerable communities.” “Reproductive health” is a code-name for having access to affordable methods of birth control. In a recent interview with The Canadian Press, Monsef said ...

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Toronto imam warns wife beating may lead Muslim women to convert to Christianity

Imam Ahmed Shehab, a former President of Um-Al-Qurra Islamic School who was a candidate for Mayor of Toronto in 2003, calls on Muslim husbands to adhere to the Islamic ethics and to be gentle with their wives. He advised them to avoid bullying their wives or beating them up with baseball bats, sticks or belts warning that it may lead ...

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Monsef announces new funding to help women who face “reproductive coercion”

Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, along with Anita Vandenbeld, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean announced on March 6, 2017 that Planned Parenthood Ottawa is receiving $285,000 for a three-year project to improve services for women in the Ottawa area who are “experiencing gender-based violence, in particular, violence related to sexual and reproductive coercion.”

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Brad Trost calls on government to cancel funding to the global abortion fund

Conservative Leadership Candidate and Saskatoon-University MP Brad Trost called on the Trudeau Government, today, to reverse its decision to make an initial contribution of $20 million to a Dutch government-initiated global abortion fund, and to embargo any additional funding for abortion. Trost also asked all Conservative leadership candidates to support his call for a cancellation of funding.

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