Implementing New Norms to End Violence Against Women

A new three-year initiative will work to protect women from violence in Turkey and six countries in the Western Balkans,-with a focus on women from the most disadvantaged groups. 

Swedish Music Festival Cancelled After Sexual Assaults Will Be Replaced by Women-Only Festival

The 50,000-capacity Bravalla Festival grounds will be the largest venue to refuse men entry.

Island Escape: Diaries from Moria Refugee Camp

An Afghan American who has worked as an independent volunteer at the Moria Refugee Camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, Wardak gives her firsthand account of what women and children face while there.

A Fiery Scotswoman

The youngest MP in 350 years, Mhairi Black is making a name for herself as a leader on the left.

The Manchester Bombing Was an Attack on Women and Girls

The horrific bombing on Manchester was very much purposefully an attack against women and girls.

NEWSFLASH: Activists Expose Anti-Gay “Concentration Camps” in Chechnya

Last week, 100 gay men were targeted by police in Chechnya, a republic of Russia. This week, it has been reported that they have been placed in concentration camps.

Non Una di Meno: Exploring the Women’s Strikes in Italy

Ni una menos, non una di meno. Not one less.

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.

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