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.
‘Religious freedom’ claims used to defend FGM in courts in four countries
Cases come as rights advocates warn such arguments are increasingly being ‘weaponised’ against women’s and LGBT equality.
‘Muslim women are stuck between Islamophobes and Islamic fundamentalists’
From France to Malaysia, Muslim women’s rights activists are challenging those who ask them to ‘choose between being a Muslim and a feminist’.
‘Now, every woman knows she needs to fight violence everywhere’
Congolese activist Julienne Lusenge talks about the struggle to end wartime sexual violence and why she appreciates the MeToo campaign.
Ten resources if you’ve experienced targeted hate online
Online abuse of women and LGBTQ people is relentless. But there are resources to support you, from digital security to self-care tips.
UK sexual politics have become ‘profoundly authoritarian’ says Beatrix Campbell
I interviewed the prominent feminist amid ‘heated and toxic’ debates over proposed reforms to the UK’s Gender Recognition Act.