“All as One – 1 out of 5 million”: Serbian protesters mobilise against growing authoritarian rule
Serbia heads to its sixth month of anti-government demonstrations against President Aleksandar Vučić, whom the...
Even if confronting Putin comes at a price, we should be prepared to pay it
Pussy Riot, the famous Russian feminist punk band, gave a concert at CIVICUS’ ICSW annual conference in Belgrade...
Despite the backlash, women are driving resistance to repression in Brazil
Women are the driving force behind the movement against increasing crackdowns on human rights in Brazil promoted by...
The alarming state of civic space in Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Sudan and Venezuela: a global trend
Monitoring the evolution of the openness of civic space is one of the global challenges CIVICUS is monitoring. Some...
UN Declaration defends peasant farmers, but will it help stop attacks and human rights abuses?
Rural activists are finding out that a UN declaration to protect them and action by governments to hold those...
How young activists assembled at the European Youth Capital to discuss gender, LGBTIQ inclusivity, and persecution
Around 80 young activists from all over the world gathered in Novi Sad, Serbia in April to promote cooperation and...
Beyond Venezuela’s bad news headlines, success stories of people power shine through
There is truth to the current representation of the situation in Venezuela. But it’s far from the full picture, and...
Why Catalan feminists should focus on sorority and not independence
The “Feminist Republic” and the “Catalan Republic”, as they have been jointly sported on banners in recent...
Politicisation of sports and sportisation of politics: A global dangerous trend
The globalising way of promoting sports as a way of thinking and a way of life really just serves the dominant...
#metoo in the East? Women's rights in south-Eastern and Eastern Europe
Just over a month ago on April 10, Marija Lukić, pioneer of the #metoo movement in Serbia, went on her second trial...