Rapidly changing asylum policies, plus legal and
bureaucratic hurdles mean that many Syrian asylum seekers in Germany are
separated from their families for years or even forced apart post-arrival. Gender shapes this experience.
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
The repertoires about single women are unequivocal: without a
husband and children, single women signify ‘lack’ - they are incomplete and therefore
do not belong. 'Gender' and 'space' are both embodied experiences.
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.
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.
British state has regulated relationships between its citizens and certain
foreigners since at least the Colonial era. Today’s border controls continue to
police people’s intimate lives and retain sexist and racist assumptions.
‘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’.
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.
The AWID International Forum in Bahia has started. We meet some of the 2,000 women brought together under the 'Feminist Futures' banner, including a lesson from Tanzania in how to employ a holistic approach.