seeking asylum in the UK are regularly disbelieved about how old they are and can
end up facing harmful, protracted disputes. The culture of disbelief so often
criticised in the Home Office has now seeped into some local authorities.
Around 300 people have entered Italy from Lebanon via safe and
legal routes pioneered by faith groups. This pilot project holds great
potential as an innovative approach to the so-called ‘refugee crisis’.
As feminist thinkers and activists, we must tackle
not only the systemic discrimination embedded in the world outside, but the often
unconscious or invisible biases that we ourselves have internalized. Part 1. Part 2.
New Zealand was the first country in the world to pass national nuclear-free legislation. Marilyn Waring reflects on how Dr. Helen Caldicott’s influence culminated in the passage of the cornerstone of New Zealand’s foreign policy.
From personal experience I know that
arrival in the UK for asylum seekers does not signal safety, but reform is a
‘chaser game’: refugee women are pressuring the Home Office to improve decision
making and end detention, says Beatrice Botomani.
to race, classification is a tool of oppression. Particularly examining abuse
directed at Caster Semenya, this article looks ahead this week’s AWID
International Forum’s theme ‘Bodily Integrity and Freedoms’. PortuguêsEspañol
Beyond the reach of the internet and television in northern Brazil, feminist
activism in the forests, on the boats and in the camps is sowing the seeds of a
revolutionary and decolonial movement. Read Part 1.
With police violence against Black communities giving rise
to the #Blacklivesmatter campaign, anniversaries of civil rights victories are an opportunity to bring to
light the invisible actors behind historic moments.
Will the pincer movement of international humanitarian
initiatives to bring into force a universally applicable Nuclear Ban Treaty, and
Scotland's desire to become nuclear free, render Trident’s
successor impossible? Part 3. Part 1, 2.