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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

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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