Justin Trudeau on Toxic Masculinity and Why He’s Raising His Daughter — and Sons — to Be Feminists

He may be the prime minister of Canada — but Justin Trudeau says some of his most important work is not as a political leader, but as a parent.

In a new essay for, Trudeau talks about how he and wife Sophie try to “nurture empathy, compassion, self-love, and a keen sense of justice” in their three children, daughter Ella Grace, 8, and sons Xavier, 9, and Hadrien, 3.

But Trudeau says he worries about the “violence, discrimination and stereotypes” his daughter may encounter in a world where women still aren’t treated as equals to men.

“I worry — because as a father,

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