Young Feminists from Los Angeles to Kathikhera are Fighting for Global Menstrual Equity

Young feminists in southern California are working with women and girls in India to fight period stigma and help increase access to menstrual products. We talked to five of them about their activism and their motivation.

The High Cost of Cash Bail

A movement to revise the bail systems is spreading across the U.S. like wildfire, and women are carrying the torches. 

Polish Police Invaded the Offices of Feminist Activists After a Pro-Choice Protest

On October 2, thousands of activists marched in Poland in protest of the nation’s repressive abortion laws. The next day, Polish police invaded the offices of two feminist groups—seizing files and computers and shutting down their operations. The Women’s Rights Centre, which advocates for legal and policy changes to ensure equal rights for all genders, and […]

Stanford Makes Space to Reflect on Sexual Assault

The site near the Kappa Alpha fraternity house where former Stanford student Brock Turner sexually assaulted an unconscious woman in January 2015 has been turned into what the University’s student newspaper the Stanford Daily is calling a “scenic spot.” 

Wonder Girls: Memory is Fighting Child Marriage in Malawi

“One of the discouraging things for girls is that they have no one to speak for them when they are violated. I want to be the lawyer who assists girls so they are able to access justice.”

Bringing the Intersections to the Forefront in the Fight to End Campus Sexual Assault

End Rape on Campus launched their Centering the Margins initiative to provide culturally-competent resources that center the needs and experiences of sexual assault survivors living at the intersections.

Wonder Girls: Latifah is Demanding Rights in Uganda

“We are using our power as educated girls who know our rights.”

Wonder Girls: Brenda is Mobilizing Her Community in Kenya

“When they see we are doing something great, they will apologize.”

Universities in India Are Criminalizing Feminist Protests

Students and professors speaking out against sexual violence on campus face huge obstacles.

Wonder Girls: Dariya is Championing Equality in Kyrgyzstan

“If you have a friend, even one friend who supports and listens to you, you become strong.”

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