A video of a girl throwing a smoke gas canister back at a police barricade in Mexico City’s main square went viral on International Women’s Day. She became a symbol of the fight for equality and women’s rights.
The sound of the biological clock ticking only grows louder as women approach their thirties. Sarah Smith wanted to have a child but did not feel she had the time Continue Reading
Conservative governments across Eastern Europe oppose the Istanbul Convention, the treaty designed to protect women against all forms of violence. Earlier this week, Poland moved to replace Istanbul Convention, the Continue Reading
North Caucasus activists continue fighting for women’s rights and promoting feminist ideas, despite threats
Fatima, 34, who wished to remain anonymous, has been working with international organisations in conflict countries and protecting women’s rights in the North Caucasus for 6 years. Continuous threats and Continue Reading
Rachel was 23 when doctors told her she needed a new heart. She had Danon disease, a rare genetic disorder that causes the body’s muscles to weaken. Her heart was Continue Reading
Tennessee has become the third state in America this year to ban transgender student athletes from joining female sports teams, after Mississippi and Arkansas. A bill was signed on Friday Continue Reading
Connecting with a mystery woman from the sixties was the last thing Georgie Williams expected when she went antique shopping. But through a handwritten cookbook from 1968 hidden in an Continue Reading
As March draws to an end, we look at the best initiatives this past Endometriosis Awareness Month. Charities and campaigners have long called for support by government to increase funding Continue Reading
“We are living a whole other pandemic – the pandemic of femicides”: Women in Latin America Take a Stand
An average of 12 women and girls are murdered every day across Latin America. Due to the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns the past 12 months have seen an unprecedented spike in the rates of violence against women.