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
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.
The case for investing in southern women’s rights organisations is
firmly established, but to create sustainability, resilience and long-term
change donors need to invest in the infrastructure of the organisations and
Nous sommes en mesure de reconnaître l’importance de nos
décisions techniques, et ceci nous permettrait, au final, de nous réapproprier
le pouvoir et le contrôle sur notre activisme dans la sphère numérique aussi
bien que dans le monde réel.
Recognising the political importance of our technical decisions is within reach, leading ultimately to reclaiming power and control of our activism in the digital sphere as well as in the offline world. FrançaisEspañol
Reconocer la importancia
política de nuestras decisiones técnicas es algo que podemos hacer y que nos
permitirá reivindicar poder y controlar nuestro activismo tanto en la esfera
digital como en el mundo físico.
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.
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.