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Black activist Viola Desmond to become the first woman on Canada’s $10 bill

Although she is known as Canada’s Rosa Parks, she sat in the “Whites Only” section of a theater nine years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat.

Bené Viera | December 9, 2016 - 4:01 pm

Kickass Woman Of The Day: 14-Year-Old Rachel Parent Puts Talk Show Pundit In His Place

Fourteen-year-old Rachel Parent founded the organization The Kids Right To Know, which advocates for mandatory labeling of genetically modified (GMO) foods. The Canadian teen’s group and mission were lambasted on…

Julie Gerstein | August 16, 2013 - 9:39 am

Right Now, 6 Women Are Scaling A 72-Story London Building To Protest Arctic Drilling

Sometimes to get the public’s attention, you have to go to pretty extreme lengths. Which is why six female Greenpeace activists are in the midst of a 1000-foot climb up…

Julie Gerstein | July 11, 2013 - 11:20 am