Gender and Feminisms

Abortion is a right, not a failure, not a tragedy

Let us not respond to the neocon attack on abortion with moral or moralising arguments. It is a right, and there is no need to justify it. Just expand it and defend it. By Vanesa Jiménez/ctxt Abortion is a woman’s…

A good omen! No more tears!

In the shattered and unhinged context in which we find ourselves living, reading Alessandra Bocchetti’s latest book Basta lacrime (VandA. editions, 2022) offers women and men, girls and boys-interested in reading the lesser-known side of the origins of the ongoing…

EU: Companies with more than 100 employees must disclose wages to make pay gaps visible

The European Council, the Commission and the Parliament have agreed on the main points of the new EU Pay Transparency Directive. The directive aims to end the pay gap between women and men. In the future, companies with more than…

Irina Karamanos and the project to remember the role of Chilean first ladies

The Presidency’s Sociocultural Coordination, headed by social scientist Irina Karamanos, ceased its functions on Saturday 31 December. Yesterday, however, Karamanos left the Palacio de La Moneda after meeting with the former first ladies and former sociocultural directors who held the…

China: Revision of Women’s Protection Law goes into effect

A new version of China’s Law on the Protection of Women’s Rights and Interests came into force this January 1. The revised law stipulates that the state shall take necessary measures to promote gender equality, eliminate all forms of discrimination…

Irina Karamanos, the important gesture of getting rid of power

Normally people tend to gain power. Whether it is any office worker aspiring to become a boss or ideally a CEO, to make more and more complex decisions. The civil servant seeks to be Head of Division, Secretary of State…

Uganda: Activists urge passage of law to stop gender-based violence

The Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET) has urged Parliament to speed up the passage of the gender bills that were recently returned to the 11th Parliament to help address the problem of violence against women and girls. “Violence against women and…

COP15 Women key roles in conservation need to be recognizes

Tuesday, representatives from different organizations shared their insights on gender equality in biodiversity policy at the COP15 in Montreal.  According to Archana Soreng (India) member of the United Nations Secretary General’s Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change, environmental policies that…

“Las Sinsombrero”, Those without hats ∼ Women who complete our mutilated history.

The exhibition “Las Sinsombrero” at the Fernando Fernán Gómez Theatre, Centro Cultural de la Villa in Madrid, opened on 19 October 2022 and will be open until 15 January 2023. By Iñaki Cháves They are yet another of the countless…

Argentina’s President to open XV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

The opening ceremony of the main United Nations regional intergovernmental forum on women’s rights and gender equality will be held in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, 8 November at 16:00 hours (GMT-3). The President of Argentina, Alberto Fernández, will open in…

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