sets a context in which the range of human rights violations experienced by sex
workers is validated. Cross-movement collaboration on decriminalizing sex work is needed, now, more than ever.
Over 300 abused women have signed a
statement opposing Sharia courts and religious bodies, warning of the growing
threat to their rights and to their collective struggles for security and
March 11th 2017 will mark the tenth anniversary of Million Women Rise's annual procession and rally to call an end to all forms of male violence against all women. It is more important than ever this year to show our resistance.
migrants in Turkey face many forms of violence - sexual
harassment, forced and early marriage, polygamy and trafficking for sexual
exploitation. The perpetrators include soldiers, border officers and
Sexual harassment of women students is rife and violence
against women in universities is commonplace. Are universities reflecting
cultural norms of violence against women instead of shaping new norms?
Recent law reform initiatives on sexual crimes against
children in Turkey reveal the growing danger for women and girls, and the need to
interrogate the myths and biases underlying the “our culture” discourse.
Media discussions of male violence
against women focus on the actions of the victim rather than the perpetrator.
How can we challenge this narrative using survivor’s testimony without putting
them at risk of online harassment?
‘Whenever laws and bills
in India are passed regarding transgender rights, transmen are almost never called to
the discussion table. So what can I, a transman expect? Sometimes I feel I am in ‘No Man's Land’.
confidence among resurgent Sikh fundamentalist networks in the UK was evident
in recent protests against inter-faith marriage. A desire to control Sikh
women’s relationship choices is a key focal point for their mobilisation.
long-established conservative media frames the terms of abortion politics in
Ireland. The pro-choice activism challenges dominant discourses with the
inclusivity and diversity of the movement demonstrating
intersectionality in practice.
A classificação é um
instrumento de opressão. Este artigo, que examina o abuso dirigido a Caster
Semenya, antecipa o tema do Forum Internacional AWID (8-11 setembro):
“Integridade corporal e liberdades”.EspañolEnglish
La clasificación es un instrumento de opresión. Este artículo, que examina el abuso dirigido a Caster Semenya, anticipa el tema del Foro Internacional AWID (8-11 setiembre): “Integridad corporal y libertades”. PortuguêsEnglish