The 2015 WILPF manifesto outlines how those who choose peace over conflict must act, and recognises that negotiations on a treaty making transnational corporations accountable for violation of human rights is part of the way forward.
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.
“Humanity and nuclear weapons cannot coexist
indefinitely. How much longer can we allow the Nuclear Weapon States to
continue threatening all life on earth?”
- Setsuko Thurlow, a survivor of Hiroshima.
a small independent theatre project that starts this week with Syrian and
Palestinian children, seeks to foster an alternative political proposal in a
situation where politics has emphatically failed.
US Trafficking in Persons Report exposes exploitation and holds governments to
account. But creeping politicisation and a reluctance to address the political
economy of TIP are compromising its credibility.
The negative and dehumanizing language used by scientists discussing global HIV policy is sapping the soul of those on the receiving end. The call for an alternative language of nature and nurture must be heard.
The "Indigenous Australia: enduring civilisation" exhibition at the British Museum leads
to the overarching question of who is authorised and best equipped to tell the
story of the artefacts displayed, and on whose terms.
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.
The Women in Black commemorate Srebrenica twenty years on, whilst facing abuse in their own country, and amidst a regional climate of genocide denial that
still stands in the way of collective healing.
advocates recognize the links between the crisis of statelessness and the lack
of reproductive justice for women, and argue that control over their own fertility
and legal status is paramount.