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Smile, stand up for women

If ever you think the battle for equality is over, just look at what is happening around the world.

After Turkey’s vice prime minister complained on July 28 that Turkey’s society is in moral decline and that women who don’t control their laughs in public are part of the problem, women in Turkey and other countries began tweeting pictures of themselves laughing under the hash tag #kahkaha. ‘You can’t stop us from smiling,' tweeted Saira Kahn on Twitter on July 30. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF SAIRA KAHN ON TWITTER

 

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Smile, stand up for women

If ever you think the battle for equality is over, just look at what is happening around the world.

After Turkey’s vice prime minister complained on July 28 that Turkey’s society is in moral decline and that women who don’t control their laughs in public are part of the problem, women in Turkey and other countries began tweeting pictures of themselves laughing under the hash tag #kahkaha. ‘You can’t stop us from smiling,' tweeted Saira Kahn on Twitter on July 30. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF SAIRA KAHN ON TWITTER

 

  

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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