Gender equality in Europe ‘advancing at snail’s pace’
Women's rights debates take centre stage at this year's World Forum for Democracy at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
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...
The Backlash podcast episode 5: targeted hate
Social media propaganda. Data-mining. Foreign interference in Ireland's abortion referendum. The backlash against...
Online platforms have enabled ‘deluge of hatred against trans women’ in the UK
Social media platforms have policies against discriminatory and hateful content – but LGBTQ+ rights activists say...
Attacks on women’s ministries are a threat to democracy
Women’s ministries in Brazil and elsewhere have been under attack from the Right for years – foreshadowing wider...
Why the United Nations security council must let women speak freely
Women’s civil society advocates were long excluded from the security council. This is changing, but they must be...
‘Anger is language of justice’ says author of new book on women’s rage
What have women got to be angry about? A lot, according to writer and critic Soraya Chemaly who talks about her new...
#MeToo in Japan: 'I was told not to bring shame on the country, with my story’
Journalist Shiori Ito spoke about her own experience of sexual assault in 2017 – a year marked by allegations...