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UFV co-presents International Women’s Day event in Abbotsford

Abbotsford’s One Billion Rising event added a powerful voice with the recent inclusion of women’s rights advocate Rumana Monzur. The event, co-presented by the University of the Fraser Valley, takes place at Thunderbird Civic Plaza and The Reach Gallery Museum on International Women’s Day, March 8. Monzur made international headlines in June, 2011 after being […]

It’s A Girl film investigates female infanticide

In some parts of the world, the words “it’s a girl” aren’t always greeted with joy on the part of the parents of a newborn infant. In India, China and many other parts of the world today, girls are killed, aborted, or abandoned simply because they are girls. The United Nations estimates as many as […]