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Women in peacebuilding

Throughout history, our voices as women have been silenced on thousands of occasions. We were forced to hide our identities so that what we created would not come to light. Our ideas were shamelessly stolen from us, under the argument…

Guatemala – An exclusion that tastes like fear

Opposition movement rejects TSE’s arbitrary measure The Superior Electoral Tribunal (TSE) of Guatemala has arbitrarily denied the registration of the presidential candidate of the Movement for the Liberation of the Peoples (MLP) in next June’s elections. “These are totally absurd…

Femicides

#Not one less #Live and free we want to be #We want to be alive and free #Declaration of a national emergency on gender violence now! I hear voices all the time about femicides. I also see images reproduced by…

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…

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