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welcome to section15.ca

April 9, 2009

section15.ca is a feminist website that focuses on economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights.

This site:

  • promotes women’s full rights and freedoms in Canada and around the world;
  • recognizes and celebrates women’s diversity; and
  • features articles and ideas dealing with equality as it relates to gender, race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age and both mental and physical disability.

Currently, section15.ca does not assign features, and only occasionally posts new blog entries.

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  • Seasonal Feature

  • April 1994: the night raid at Kingston’s Prison for Women

    by Sierra Bacquie

    There was supposed to be a new approach to the Correctional Service of Canada’s relationship to female offenders, who were promised responsible choices, respect, dignity, supportive environments, and shared responsibility. But on the night of April 26, eight women experienced humiliation, degradation, raw fear and trauma at the hands of an all-male emergency team. How did this happen? What has changed since?  read more