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For first time, women represented in all parliaments of the world

In its latest annual report, the global body dedicated to promoting peace through parliamentary diplomacy and dialogue, also said that women’s participation has never been as diverse as it is in many countries today. The findings are based on data from the 47 countries that…

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…

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…

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…

Who is in charge of women’s pain? The importance of charities like Endometriosis UK

Endometriosis UK is one of the UK’s leading charities supporting Endometriosis sufferers. First established by volunteers as the National Endometriosis Society in 1981, they work to debunk the false myths about this disease, raise awareness and help people give a…

Peru: Stop violence against women

Despite the various and permanent campaigns against violence against women and feminicide, the problem persists and is one of the most serious in our society today, along with corruption of officials, delinquency and organised crime and family violence. In documents…

Collective construction as a beacon for Mapuche women of Neuquén

Last Saturday the “First Meeting of Mapuche Women of the Zonal Council of the Mapuche Confederation of Neuquén” took place in the Lof Campo Maripe. Women from different communities met with the intention of creating a space to address different…

Contempt for women in Brazil, Patria A(r)mada

Although not surprising, the violence perpetrated by magistrate Joana Ribeiro Zimmer, who denied the right to an abortion to an 11-year-old rape victim, is astonishing, demonstrating the perversity of the current government’s agenda of customs. In the same week, prosecutor…

Convention 189: historic consensus in the Spanish Congress

Convention 189 of the International Labour Organisation unites all parties to ratify that domestic and care worker have labour rights equivalent to those of any other salaried worker. By Gessamí Forner and Pablo Elorduy/El salto diario Today (09/06) was a…

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