First Nations woman wins discrimination battle over fishing captain licence

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ruled that a Nova Scotia aboriginal community discriminated against a female member by denying her work in the local fishing industry because of her gender. The tribunal also said Tabor was subjected to derogatory remarks, citing an instance when a senior band member said “the only place for women’s breasts on a boat was on the bow as a figurehead.” Read the rest here 11:40

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