At the World Court of Women meeting held in Bangalore witnesses to violence and injustice highlighted political lessons and resistance, asking that we all take responsibility to oppose the unending wars against women.
'Traumatised into feminism,' Mona Eltahawy speaks of her
decision to unveil and understanding that
'Muslim women’s bodies are the medium upon which culture is engraved, be it
through headscarves or cutting.'
A festival in London allowed men to see other men outside the confines of a narrowly defined masculinity
that limits their ability to navigate their emotional lives. Ironically, the event was held together by women.
Spanish law recognises children as direct
victims of gender violence, but an abusive father's right of access on visits
sanctioned by the judiciary means children are being killed by their
estranged fathers. In Spanish.
legislación española reconoce a las criaturas como víctimas directas de la
violencia de género; sin embargo, el derecho a las visitas que la judicatura
concede abusivamente a los padres que les violentan, dejan a éstas en riesgo de
poder ser asesinadas. In English.
The largest survey on women living with HIV, commissioned by
the World Health Organisation, has revealed the stark truth about the gender-based violence and mental health challenges that positive women face.
Throughout Southeast Asia, hundreds of women environmental activists have been jailed, attacked and defamed as threats to "national security". They remain without adequate resources, protection and funding for their work.
UN Security Council resolution 2242 passed with overwhelming support. but effective implementation was immediately called into question when the Russian
Ambassador then spoke out against the resolution’s key provisions.
China's one-child policy fundamentally changed the most intimate aspects of Chinese lives. It's removal last month may have been more welcome if structural forces did not remain that continue to stifle the ability of individuals and families to build lives of their own choosing.
The Turkish HDP's egalitarian gender ideology played a key role in the election of a record number of women to parliament in June's election. Can these gains be sustained in the political turmoil ahead?
There is a crisis-level need for shelter in Iraq, so why does the Iraqi government maintain
a policy that stymies critically needed temporary housing and threatens the
safety of those willing to provide it?