Women’s stories from the frontline of Sudan’s revolution must be told
Women are leading Sudan’s revolt against religious fundamentalism. As in Egypt and Saudi Arabia they face a violent backlash. But they must win.
Religious and market fundamentalisms threaten gender equality at UN summit
As the US fosters a backlash at the UN Commission on the Status of Women, states from Lebanon to Namibia are taking more progressive positions.
International anti-feminist network organises rally in Spain
Globally connected groups are working together to threaten women’s rights – and they’ve landed in Spain for International Women’s Day.
This new political party in Poland wants to 're-Christianise' Europe
Father Rydzyk controls a media empire accused of amplifying homophobic and sexist views. Now, he’s seen as the driving force behind a new party aiming at the European parliament elections in May.
How Verona became a ‘model city’ for far right and ultra-Catholic alliances
Far right and religious conservative movements captured the ‘city of love’ years ago. After national successes, they’re aiming at European victories.
There’s a backlash against sex education in ‘Feminist Canada’
Canada appears progressive on the world stage. But under pressure from the Christian right, Ontario’s premier scrapped modern sex education.