Ni una menos, non una di meno. Not one less.
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.
In the latest issue of Ms., we feature stories and photos from marches around the world. We also chart the marches out by state and country to show the massive mobilization that the world witnessed on January 21—and ensure that we remember it, and remain inspired by it, for years to come.
How do you speak up against the backlash targeting Muslims while still advocating for women’s rights? How do women from Muslim heritage speak up without emboldening or strengthening political extremes?
“It became increasingly important for me to join the fight against radicalization.”
“To be safe, we need to stay secluded. But I decided to try to live differently. There’s no air in the closet.”
“At last, the nightmare is over,” Tábora said as she left the courthouse in Sonsonate.
Some groups are boycotting this year’s CSW as an act of protest against Trump’s Muslim ban. Others are speaking out on-site about his anti-woman policies.
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.
Women from 49 countries are part of a Women’s Strike today against violence addressed at women physically, economically, verbally and morally.