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Feminist History Goes Digital:  Broadside & Rise Up Join Forces

About twenty years ago a group of women met at the home of a Broadside collective member to celebrate the life of a late co-founder of Broadside: A Feminist Review. Almost as an afterthought, someone asked why we didn’t digitize the newspaper.

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Rise Up! is a digital archive of feminist activism in Canada from the 1970s to the 1990s. We were part of a worldwide wave of liberation and anti-oppression movements that won some victories, changed some attitudes, and radically altered the gendered and political landscape.

This site is dedicated to documenting and sharing these histories.

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