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I Am Black; You Are Black; But Do I Know You?

I Am Black; You Are Black; But Do I Know You?

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist Here we go again, with the least intention of ruffling any feathers or appearing like a snake oil saleswoman. Black History month has just gone by, amidst the perpetual disgruntlement of it being the shortest ...

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Why A Feminist Foreign Policy Is Needed More Than Ever

Why A Feminist Foreign Policy Is Needed More Than Ever

By Margot Wallström IPS Guest Writer STOCKHOLM, Sweden March 7, 2017 (IPS) — Lately, the world has tended to present itself in increasingly darker shades. In many places, democracy is questioned, women’s rights are threatened, and the multilateral system that ...

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Having A Say On International Women’s Day

Having A Say On International Women’s Day

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist MONTREAL, Quebec March 8, 2017 — Today is International Women’s Day (IWD), the special day we celebrate how much women have achieved. We celebrate the various ways that women have advanced in various careers and ...

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Time To Close The Gender Gap In Africa With Bold Actions

Time To Close The Gender Gap In Africa With Bold Actions

By Akinwumi Adesin IPS Guest Writer Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, March 6, 2017 (IPS) — International Women’s Day (IWD) is an important opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women and to be bold in promoting gender parity. Our world would be ...

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Tax Evasion Lessons From Panama

Tax Evasion Lessons From Panama

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram IPS Guest Writer KUALA LAMPUR, Malaysia March 3, 2017 (IPS) — Unlike Wikileaks and other exposes, the Panama revelations were carefully managed, if not edited, quite selective, and hence targeted, at least initially. Most observers attribute ...

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Racial Profiling: Black Civil Rights Also Matter!

Racial Profiling: Black Civil Rights Also Matter!

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist As a preliminary step, before delving into this somewhat charged topic, it is useful to define racial profiling, as the Canadian populace, in general, use the term to mean different things. For this editorial, I ...

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Unleashing Africa’s Full Potential

Unleashing Africa’s Full Potential

By Amina Mohamed IPS Guest Columnist NAIROBI, Kenya, December 2, 2016 (IPS) — Africa, the cradle of mankind and home to the youngest population in the world, has a historic opportunity to realise its full potential, in sharing our potential ...

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