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.
Parliament has voted to officially class misogyny as a hate crime in the UK. This comes after a week of public grief, anger and frustration at the fact that women Continue Reading
The sun was beginning to set on South London as people trickled into Clapham Common last Saturday, March 13th. Throughout the day, a steady stream of passers gathered around the Continue Reading
In the first few months of 2021, more than 100 women and girls have been murdered or gone missing. During Women’s History Month, women are speaking out against this violence.