Polish politicians and the Catholic church claim that an abortion ban would protect “unborn life,” but women’s lives seem to be of no concern to them.
She longs for the snowy tundra, folk tales around the bonfire, her magic being needed. Isolated, she feels forgotten. But in her apartment, she keeps a notebook in a closet, and in that notebook, she writes love songs—love songs for the tundra.
When surveyed, a poll by Nottingham Trent University found that 93.7 percent of respondents had experienced or street harassment. When the Nottingham police began accepting reports of misogynistic actions as hate crimes, the number of reports skyrocketed.
26-year-old Gina Martin has been campaigning in England and Wales to make upskirting illegal and hold perpetrators accountable—and she won’t stop until the law changes.
They’re coming from Los Angeles. From Buenos Aires. From Toronto. From Tokyo. This week, thousands of Irish citizens took to the skies on their way to the polls, heading home to end a draconian abortion ban.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are using their nuptials as an opportunity to rally support for seven organizations—including a Mumbai-based non-profit that produces and distributes affordable menstrual hygiene products to women in the city’s slums.
Whether or not Meghan Markle, a self-proclaimed feminist, can really change the heteropatriarchal structures of the British monarchy, much less the white supremacist institutions that have kept it alive, representations matter.
Urban landscapes are spaces imbued with power dynamics, and most facilitate the movement and engagement of some citizens more than others—namely, able-bodied, white, professional men, and to the detriment of women, people of color, the elderly, children and disabled individuals.
The future of this case isn’t clear—but what has been clarified in the aftermath of this injustice is the power of Spain’s feminist movement.
Women in Spain are asking themselves a shocking question: Do we have to choose between being believed or being killed?