Explore how women are taking action on gender oppression from an intersectional lens with host Angela Marie as she speaks with activists, advocates, survivors, law makers, politicians, academics, bureaucrats and reporters.

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This is how we rise…

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This is how we rise…

“And Still We Rise” is the latest offering of BWSS with host Angela Marie MacDougall. Launched in advance of Women Deliver the international conference coming to Vancouver June 3 – 6, 2019 and to announce the counter conference Feminists Deliver how local women and femmes are moving the dial on liberation efforts underway.

Explore how women are taking action on gender oppression from an intersectional lens, with host Angela Marie as she speaks with activists, advocates, survivors, law makers, politicians, academics, bureaucrats and reporters. Profoundly west coast, it’s about the action underway toward addressing and redressing some of the most pressing social issues facing people today.

Featured Episode

Justice, Accountability, and Feminist Law Reform

Angela Marie talks with Raji Mangat | Director of Litigation and Elba Bendo | Director of Law Reform at West Coast LEAF about personal trajectories and how the law is only one tool in the toolbox of feminist activism. 

Season 1, Episode 1    |    50min

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Meet The Host

Angela Marie MacDougall is the Executive Director of Battered Women’s Support Services.

For over thirty years, Angela’s work as an advocate, activist, and front-line worker has brought tangible transformation to service and program delivery as well as community development. Angela is strategic and proactive and continues to strengthen connections within the community and beyond. Her many years of steadfast commitment and tremendous work are what have raised Battered Women’s Support Services profile as an organization.

Recognized on November 14, 2016 as one of Vancouver Magazine’s 50 Most Powerful People, Angela works tirelessly for the elimination of violence against women daily, in every aspect of her being.

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Explore how women are taking action on gender oppression from an intersectional way with host Angela Marie as she speaks with activists, advocates, survivors, law makers, politicians, academics, bureaucrats and reporters. Profoundly west coast, it’s about the action underway toward addressing and redressing some of the most pressing social issues facing people today.