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From me to you, highlighting challenges faced by girls

Dear Daughters, Before Rosa Parks There Was Viola Desmond!

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in Notable Women, Past and Present | 0 comments

Dear Daughters, Today you are enjoying a day off of school, not due to the fact that our entire city is frozen after the walloping of a...

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Throwback Thursday – Lucy Stone and husband, Henry Blackwell

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in Daily Doses, Feminism, Notable Women, Throwback Thursday, Women's Rights Movement | 0 comments

Lucy Stone (August 13, 1818 – October 19, 1893) was an abolitionist and suffragist. In 1847, she became the first woman from Massachusetts...

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Throwback Thursday – Isobel Stanley

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Daily Doses, Hockey/Ringette, Notable Women, Past and Present, Throwback Thursday, Women in Sport | 0 comments

According to CBC’s biography of Isobel Stanley, this photograph taken at Rideau Hall in 1890 is thought to be the first recorded...

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Dear Daughters, Malala Yousafzai is released from hospital!

Posted by on Jan 4, 2013 in Education, Notable Women, Past and Present, Women's Rights Movement | 0 comments

Dear Daughters, Malala Yousafzai, who is now 15, was released from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, England after spending the...

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Dear Daughters, 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot for promoting education for girls

Posted by on Oct 10, 2012 in Education, Notable Women | 0 comments

Dear Daughters, I am outraged and saddened to hear of the assassination attempt of a 14-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl. Malala Yousafzai...

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