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Natalie Clark

resisting? What strengths and resistance can you identify in her story? If we situate the girl and the present policy within the context of colonialism, poverty, racism, and discrimination among others, how is this policy, in reference to her, shaped by

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Brigette Krieg

occurrences provided the foundation for current issues affecting young Indigenous women. These incidents—residential school and the consequent involvement with the foster system—have bred racism along with the stereotypes and assumptions attached to Indigenous

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Personal, Powerful, Political

Activist Networks by, for, and with Girls and Young Women

Catherine Vanner and Anuradha Dugal

patriarchy, racism, and other discriminatory structures ( Bergmann and Ossewaarde 2020 ; Walters 2016 ). There remains a stubborn process of making girls—particularly girls of color and other socially marginalized girls— invisible in public discourse and in

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Terms of Silence

Weaknesses in Corporate and Law Enforcement Responses to Cyberviolence against Girls

Suzanne Dunn, Julie S. Lalonde, and Jane Bailey

-oriented nonviolent technologies. As Fairbairn and Black (2015) point out, these organizations focus not only on individual safety strategies but also on addressing intersecting systemic issues underlying cyberviolence, such as racism, homophobia, and sexism

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I’m Not Loud, I’m Outspoken

Narratives of Four Jamaican Girls’ Identity and Academic Success

Rowena Linton and Lorna McLean

have been affected by interlocking systems of oppression such as sexism, classism, and racism. Womanism seeks to understand these linked systems of oppression rather than merely opposing patriarchal ideologies ( Collins 2000 ; Crenshaw 1989 ; Phillips

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From Risk to Resistance

Girls and Technologies of Nonviolence

Laurel Hart

access and recruit young Indigenous girls, making them readily available to pimps and johns given the “racism and sexism in Canadian culture that has allowed Indigenous women to be devalued and viewed as disposable sexual objects.” He suggests that

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From a Bendy Straw to a Twirly Straw

Growing up Disabled, Transnationally

Shilpaa Anand

-line of what looks like an anti-racism demonstration. In subversively invoking typical features of a Bollywood film, the director has Khanum literally falling into Laila’s lap in the post-demonstration teargas-infested chaos. Khanum’s boldness and Laila

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“Something Good Distracts Us from the Bad”

Girls Cultivating Disruption

Crystal Leigh Endsley

, she identifies contradictory parts of her life which is not uncommon for girls who must contend with the “matrix of domination” ( Collins 2000: 18 ) where racism, classism, sexism, and other forms of oppression intersect. Girls facing these challenges

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Miley, What’s Good?

Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda, Instagram Reproductions, and Viral Memetic Violence

Aria S. Halliday

how postmodern logics of colorblind racism and postfeminism sustain the spreading of racist imperialist interpretations and uses of Black women’s bodies. 7 Whether meme creators consider themselves fans or not, the use of Nicki Minaj’s body for

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Jasmyn Galley

missing, many Native individuals know of somebody who experienced the so-called civilizing process of the residential school system first-hand, and Aboriginal individuals face uncountable instances of prejudice and racism every day. Highway’s play