Female students in Delhi are protesting against their hostels resembling prisons - arguing that restricting women’s freedom is not a way to ensure
safety: it is society that must be made safe for women.
At the World Court of Women meeting held in Bangalore witnesses to violence and injustice highlighted political lessons and resistance, asking that we all take responsibility to oppose the unending wars against women.
'Traumatised into feminism,' Mona Eltahawy speaks of her
decision to unveil and understanding that
'Muslim women’s bodies are the medium upon which culture is engraved, be it
through headscarves or cutting.'
old oppression founded on gender, race, cultural group, and socio-economic
class is being challenged by Romani women who are combating their public and
private marginalization through initiatives embedded within the Roma identity.
legislación española reconoce a las criaturas como víctimas directas de la
violencia de género; sin embargo, el derecho a las visitas que la judicatura
concede abusivamente a los padres que les violentan, dejan a éstas en riesgo de
poder ser asesinadas. In English.
The largest survey on women living with HIV, commissioned by
the World Health Organisation, has revealed the stark truth about the gender-based violence and mental health challenges that positive women face.
Throughout Southeast Asia, hundreds of women environmental activists have been jailed, attacked and defamed as threats to "national security". They remain without adequate resources, protection and funding for their work.
The EU Victims Directive comes into force this month. Will
it prevent the further decimation of Black and minority ethnic organisations offering specialised services to women facing violence in the UK?
The quality of service in the independent women's sector is no guarantee against the future as the British government continues its assault on specialist women’s services protecting women from violence.
Key issues that remain unresolved within the Women, Peace, and Security agenda include: the
nature of gender, the advisability of including counter terrorism efforts, and
generational gaps within the movement.
The Turkish HDP's egalitarian gender ideology played a key role in the election of a record number of women to parliament in June's election. Can these gains be sustained in the political turmoil ahead?
The difficulties presented by the under-resourced Gardaí in policing domestic violence, and the resulting lamentable status of domestic violence
policies in Ireland were highlighted by last week's tragedy.