Feminism

Why a Feminist Economic Recovery Plan is Essential to Advancing Gender Equality

Women, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse people have been at the forefront of Canada’s pandemic response and women need to be centered in Canada’s...

COVID-19 Recovery: An Action Plan From Feminist Leaders Across Metro Vancouver

On May 14, 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, YWCA Metro Vancouver convened a conversation with a group of women leaders from our region...

International Women's Day 2020 - How Far Are We from Achieving Gender Equality in Canada?

International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements and to bring awareness to all the work still left to be done. While...

15 Movies That Defy Gender Stereotypes

It’s January in Vancouver… and by that we mean it’s dark 23 hours of the day and raining 99% of the time. Perfect movie weather! Unfortunately...

We gave sexist music videos warning labels to alert young people

They don’t want you to stop and think…we do If you’ve spent any time watching music videos on-line recently, you likely know that sexualization is...

Intersectionality | YWCA Metro Vancouver Blog

People are talking about feminism more than ever. The use of the tag #feminism increased by 20% in 2016 from 2015. #feminism isn't the only thing...