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Quebec Imam: “The wife must not refuse her husband when he summons her to bed”

In a lecture posted on the YouTube channel of Montreal’s Al-Andalous Islamic Center on June 17, 2016, Canadian Imam Wael Al-Ghitawi discussed the wife’s obligations toward her husband in accordance with Islam. Wael Al-Ghitawi said the wife must obey her husband and fulfill his sexual needs whenever he calls her to bed and must not leave home without his permission.

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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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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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