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About Nandini Archer

Nandini Archer is a human rights activist, writer and policy researcher who specialises in gender and women's rights. She is an active member of the feminist direct action group Sisters Uncut. She works with the International Campaign for Women's Right to Safe Abortion and Overseas Development Institute in London. Follow her on Twitter @nandi_naira.

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“This story rarely gets told”: 10 years of women’s resistance to austerity across Europe

From the UK to Greece, women have been hit hardest by austerity policies since the 2008 financial crisis. This month, 50.50 will spotlight our stories of resistance.

‘Feminism is cancer’: the angry backlash against our reporting on the men’s rights movement

50.50's recent dispatch on this movement received hundreds of comments and messages on social media. We read them so you don’t have to.

Video: Trump's anti-immigrant policies aren’t all that different from our own

The state-sanctioned backlash against migrant rights is transatlantic. At a protest against Trump in London, we asked people about the parallels between US and UK policies.

Who benefits from sensationalised media coverage of abortion? Hint: not women, whose lives are at stake

Media outlets too often cover abortion-related news in inaccurate and derogatory ways. Activists and progressive journalists must work together to change this.

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Why the old Holloway Prison in north London should become a new women's building

This former site of state violence against women must be reclaimed – for the collective good.

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