Bound by ancient traditions

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Shoe fetishes are nothing new. Think sky-high stilettos, spiked heels and leather laces. A millennium ago in China, tiny feet resembling the “golden lotus” were all the rage. The shoe may have changed, but the ideas behind footwear hasn’t and shoes have always been a significant symbol in society.

Maya Roy speaks out

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In a country whose women are not expected to fight back, Maya Roy has caused quite a stir. Not many would think the slim Ryerson student had it in her, but Roy never doubted her abilities to fight back, especially when it counted the most.

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The F-Word

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Perhaps the definition is unclear. Or maybe feel there’s no cause for a fight. If women are still passionate about women’s issues, then why are so many afraid to use the word to describe themselves? Sheila Nykwist explores how the once united women’s movement has dispersed and his it’s diversifies to suit its members.