feminism

WHIF: White Hypocritical Imperial Feminism

In 2002, U.S. women’s groups sent a joint letter to then-President George W. Bush in support of the war on Afghanistan to benefit women. Gloria Steinem (formerly of the CIA), Eve Ensler, Meryl Streep, Susan Sarandon, and many others signed.…

Approval of the law of general pardon demanded by humanist feminists

In the framework of the 3rd National Meeting of Women in Politics of the Humanist Party, around 60 women militants and from social and territorial organisations gathered in the Park of Study and Reflection El Remanso, located in Sagrada Familia,…

Winning the word: feminist counter-narratives in the Middle East and Latin America

The power of feminism as a political subject becomes evident when it impacts on territories that we believe to be distant and alien. In Kuwait, some of its referents take Ni Una Menos (Not one [woman] less) as a movement…

In the pandemic, gender-based violence increased by 38% in Latin America and Caribbean region

We interviewed Dr. Lupita Ramos, academic and researcher at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, to give our listeners and readers an overview of the impact of the pandemic on girls and women. A feminist perspective on the consequences of COVID-19…

Bila Bangans celebrate UN International Women’s Day

2021 Phil. National Women’s Month Celebration March 1-31, 2021 as reported by Genevieve Balance Kupang Against the backdrop of the picturesque, majestic mountains, women servant-leaders and the Barangay Health Workers (BHW) of Bila join the 2021 National Women’s Month Celebration…

A Story of Empowerment, Growth and Hope

This story could be a classic example of entrepreneurship, one that we see all the time on TV screens, especially in bank advertisements that offer easy credit, but it is much more than that: it contains empowerment, training and, above…

Stories of South Africa’s Powerful Women Doing Extraordinary Things

From Fighting Apartheid to Demanding Equality for Women and LGBT People On August 9, 1956, 20,000 women of all races marched through the streets of Pretoria, South Africa in defiance of apartheid. They stood outside the Union Buildings, the government…

Why women’s rights and digital rights go hand-in-hand on Namibian Twitter

Activists wage a fight for abortion rights on Twitter In Namibia, amid the fourth wave of feminist uprisings in the technology age, activists flocked to social media platforms like Twitter to organize an online campaign to legalize abortion. As part of the…

One Billion Rising, 2019: From a Campaign to End Violence against Women to a Way of Life.

Valentine’s Day. In Manila, Philippines, thousands of students at St. Scholastica Manila take part in One Billion Rising 2019, a global campaign that aims to end the violence against women and children worldwide. In another part of the city, the…

Amparo Sánchez Rosell: The value of dialogue and the role of women in society

Valencian by birth, Muslim, Honorary President of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Valencia, Honorary President of the Citizens’ Platform against Islamophobia and businesswoman behind the Balansiya restaurant. We met Amparo for a delicious Andalusian meal at her restaurant Balansiya. We…

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