Politicizing, undermining gender equality

How is it that a G8 program to promote the health of women and children in poor countries, a goal which every serious person would support, has become such a divisive discussion in Canada?

UN Photo: Christopher Herwig
While the government has said it is championing maternal and child health at the G8, it has taken a big step back on women’s rights and gender equality, experts say.
Betty Plewes, Joanna Kerr
Published: Wednesday, 05/05/2010 12:00 am EDT

How is it that a G8 program to promote the health of women and children in poor countries, a goal which every serious person would support, has become such a divisive discussion in Canada?

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