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.
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?
in adolescents. We’re not only the future, we’re the present, and we deserve to
be happy." Twelve year old Stephanie Mendez Asturias, from Guatemala, speaking at the UN ahead of International Day of the Girl Child.
coming together to cross pollinate ideas and build understanding about
differing burdens, responsibilities, and solutions is an essential part of
worldwide efforts to restore the health of the planet.
VICE’s new women’s
interest website Broadly offers VICE a chance to shake off its reputation for the
‘hipster misogyny’ of Terry Richardson and ‘female writer suicide’ fashion
shoots. Here’s hoping they take it.
The opening of a Jack the Ripper Museum was not only insulting in how it
seemed to glorify the murder of women – it was a disservice to all of us
interested in local history and inclusive explorations of our past.
Feminists must reject mainstream austerity rhetoric and challenge politicians to adopt an alternative 'Plan F' to bring about equality between women and men on the basis of a caring and sustainable economy.