Turkish Women Rising

As Turkey descends into increasingly authoritarian and Islamist rule, one group of activists has refused to keep quiet, catapulting the fight for women’s rights into the spotlight.

Queer Women in Montenegro Tell Their Stories

“To be safe, we need to stay secluded. But I decided to try to live differently. There’s no air in the closet.”

Did 14,000 Women Die from Domestic Violence in Russia Last Year?

We’ve read about Vladimir Putin’s rising authoritarianism. It’s time to read more about violence against women—and how that oppression correlates with national insecurity, terrorism and stunted economic growth.

Russia Just Legalized Domestic Violence

Millions of lives were put at risk in January when Russia’s lower house of parliament voted 368-1 to decriminalize some domestic violence charges. Today, President Vladimir Putin signed it into law.

Anti-Abortion Ideology is On the Rise in Europe

The rise of conservative politics means that the anti-abortion movement is having a comeback in Europe.

Nasty Women, Meet Gobby Women

Trump’s “nasty woman” remark at the last debate was rooted in a long tradition of misogyny, and you need look no further than the Glasgow Women’s Library to prove it.

Creative Complaining: The Guerilla Girls Revisit “It’s Even Worse in Europe”

In re-examining their 1986 work, the Guerrilla Girls have shaped a new enquiry. Now, the declaration is transformed to pose a question.: Is it even worse in Europe?

Faced With Eviction, London’s Feminist Library Continues to Fight the Patriarchy

The town this feminist haven has called home for more than 30 years wants them out—and soon.

Bridging Lives and Homelands

While Trump is talking about closing borders and deporting Muslims and Brexit begins to take shape, a women’s migrant organization in Greece offers Europe and the world a startling alternative: solidarity.

Looking at Hillary’s Nomination Through a Nordic Lens

While 2016 saw a US milestone with the presumptive nomination of Hillary Clinton, in Iceland, a woman on the ballot is not such a big deal.

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