Nazanin Afshin-Jam

Type: Person
Name: Nazanin Afshin-Jam
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

You had me at Happy Mother’s Day. Oh wait, no you didn’t

Oh Peter MacKay. How did this happen?It seems like you can't win for losing lately. And you've certainly got the knickers of a bunch of women in a knot.First you send out lovely Mother's Day messages to your staff who are mothers."By the time many of ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Peter MacKay and the trouble with women

By | Maclean's  –Peter MacKay’s controversial tribute to working women , and the many responsibilities they juggle—changing dirty diapers, filling lunch boxes, dropping off kids at school and planning dinner—seems to have left something out: saving the ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Lady Business: MacKay Rampages On With More Sexist Bullshit, While New Brunswick Abortions Have Become Even More Impossible To Access

Screenshot via Black Girl Dangerous .If you’re a woman, a person of colour (or both!) who cares about the justice system, your prime concern shouldn’t be the deplorable state it’s in. You should be getting into law school, passing the bar, and becoming ... [Published VICE - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

June 28: This week’s Talking Point – asking girls to cover up – and letters to the editor

This is not really about school officials or whoever reducing girls and women to mere body parts, because society and the media have already done that rather effectively ( – June 23). This is about the sexualization of young girls and it starts when they ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 3 reports

I Don't Buy Leah McLaren's Brand of Feminism

How a woman manages the choices in her own life, whether that be her career, her motherhood or her marriage, has become less and less about a fight with the patriarchal boogey man. Instead, these choices are now tangled up in the debates women are having ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

A "Thank You" Letter to Leah McLaren

Dear Leah,We've never met, but I read your open letter to Nazanin Afshin-Jam in the Globe and Mail.As you may have heard, there is a very unfortunate trend in the media to go after the spouse of a politician for something that politician did or said.This ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 4 reports

Wife defends MacKay

THE CANADIAN PRESSOTTAWA—Justice minister Peter MacKay’s wife is making a spirited defence of her husband over comments recently attributed to him about female judges.In a letter to the Globe and Mail, Nazanin Afshin-Jam MacKay lashes out at both the ... [Published Fort Frances Times - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Tories rapped over appointing women judges; Mulcair says MacKay has to go

, EDT.OTTAWA - The Justice Department announced 13 new judicial appointments last week. Twelve of them were men — and the lone woman represented a promotion to a higher court, not a new face in the pool of federal judges.The appointments came as controversy ... [Published 1057 EZRrock - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Peter MacKay's wife comes to his defence over headlines about female judges

OTTAWA - Justice Minister Peter MacKay's wife is making a spirited defence of her husband over comments recently attributed to him about female judges.In a letter to the Globe and Mail, Nazanin Afshin-Jam MacKay lashes out at both the media and the group ... [Published CTV News - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

MacKay's wife comes to defence

Justice Minister Peter MacKay's wife is making a spirited defence of her husband over comments recently attributed to him about female judges.In a letter to the Globe and Mail, Nazanin Afshin-Jam MacKay lashes out at both the media and the group of lawyers ... [Published Castanet.net - Jun 27 2014]
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First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Hey, Peter MacKay, This Is What Real Parents' Mornings Look Like

Every parent who works outside the home knows the feeling of holding down two jobs, but according to Justice Minister Peter MacKay, only moms are really doing the work.In emails that were written on Mother's Day and Father's Day respectively , the minister ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Honor Diaries, Women in the Muslim World! And, other events....

br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Our Film on March 24th  Honor Diaries Women in the Muslim World Culture is no excuse for abuseFilm produced by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.   Tickets Available at the door, and tickets are now available for ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 19 2014]

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You had me at Happy Mother’s Day. Oh wait, no y... [Published Guelph Mercury - Jul 07 2014]
Peter MacKay and the trouble with women [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 05 2014]
Lady Business: MacKay Rampages On With More Sex... [Published VICE - Jun 30 2014]
June 28: This week’s Talking Point – asking gir... [Published Globe and Mail - Jun 28 2014]
I Don't Buy Leah McLaren's Brand of Feminism [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jun 27 2014]
A "Thank You" Letter to Leah McLaren [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jun 27 2014]
Wife defends MacKay [Published Fort Frances Times - Jun 27 2014]
'Enough has been said about what I didn't say,'... [Published CBC - Jun 27 2014]
Tories rapped over appointing women judges; Mul... [Published 1057 EZRrock - Jun 27 2014]
‘He’s presumed guilty without any evidence’ Mac... [Published Canada Standard - Jun 27 2014]
Conservatives rapped over appointing women judges [Published CJAD 800 - Jun 27 2014]
MacKay: 'Enough has been said' about sexism con... [Published CTV News - Jun 27 2014]
Thomas Mulcair: Peter MacKay Should Resign Or B... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jun 27 2014]
Peter MacKay's wife comes to his defence over h... [Published CTV News - Jun 27 2014]
‘He’s presumed guilty without any evidence’: Ma... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 27 2014]
Peter MacKay's wife comes to his defence on com... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Jun 27 2014]
MacKay's wife comes to defence [Published Castanet.net - Jun 27 2014]
Hey, Peter MacKay, This Is What Real Parents' M... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jun 25 2014]
Can Barghouti Save the Peace Process? [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Apr 11 2014]
Harper defence of vouching prohibition includes... [Published Hill Times - Apr 10 2014]
Arabs No Longer Take Obama Administration Serio... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 28 2014]
Honor Diaries, Women in the Muslim World! And, ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 19 2014]
Our Next Event: Honor Diaries, Women in the Mus... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 11 2014]
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‘He’s presumed guilty without any evidence’: Ma... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 27 2014]
OTTAWA — Justice Minister Peter MacKay’s wife is making a spirited defence of her husband over comments recently attributed to him about female judges. In the letter, Nazanin Afshin-Jam MacKay lashes out at both the media and the group of lawyers who ...
Can Barghouti Save the Peace Process? [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Apr 11 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]-->     In this mailing: Khaled Abu Toameh: Can Barghouti Save the Peace Process? Douglas Murray: Brandeis Backs Arsonists, Dumps Firefighter Shabnam Assadollahi: Iran Plans to Hang Reyhaneh ...
Arabs No Longer Take Obama Administration Serio... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 28 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]-->     In this mailing: Khaled Abu Toameh: Arabs No Longer Take Obama Administration Seriously Timon Dias: European Boycotts of West Bank Products Based on Faulty Premises Reyhaneh Jabbari: Please ...
Honor Diaries, Women in the Muslim World! And, ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 19 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Our Film on March 24th  Honor Diaries Women in the Muslim World Culture is no excuse for abuseFilm produced by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.   Tickets Available at the door, and tickets are now available for ...
Our Next Event: Honor Diaries, Women in the Mus... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 11 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Our Film on March 24th  Honor Diaries Women in the Muslim World Culture is no excuse for abuse  Tickets Available at the door, and tickets are now available for purchase atCompact ...
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