Call for Blogs: Tell us how you put a STOP to sexual assault
11/04/2014 | 0 Comments

Dear Young Feminist Wire Members,
April and May are months dedicated to Sexual Assault Awareness and we would like to hear about how you, young feminists from around the world, work to put an end to …

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CREA’s Sexuality, Gender, and Rights Institute: Exploring Theory and Practice | 21-29 June, 2014 | Istanbul, Turkey
08/04/2014 | 0 Comments
CREA’s Sexuality, Gender, and Rights Institute:  Exploring Theory and Practice  | 21-29 June, 2014 | Istanbul, Turkey

Applications are due on or before 15 April 2014. To apply online, click here. If you experience difficulty with the online method, download the application from CREA’s website (www.creaworld.org) and e-mail the completed form to Sushma …

A young spirit turning old and bitter
03/04/2014 | 0 Comments
A young spirit turning old and bitter

Source: Talking Personal

Young movements. That’s what they call us, young activists starting from the 20s till maybe mid or late 30s, when we organize around a certain ideology. We remain ‘young’ till we we turn …

Youth Coalition New Publication: Including Youth in Post-2015: Youth SRR & the ICPD
03/04/2014 | 0 Comments
Youth Coalition New Publication: Including Youth in Post-2015: Youth SRR & the ICPD

What does the ICPD have to do with Post-2015? Why is it important to recognize the Global Review in the next development agenda? Where do young people’s SRR come in?
In light of the 47th session …

Like a Virgin: CSW for the Very First Time
20/03/2014 | 0 Comments
Like a Virgin: CSW for the Very First Time

By Clara Fok*
The almighty United Nations, every political science student’s dream, the place where member states set aside their interests to fix the world’s problems (or so they say). I always had this picture in …

Tell Them. They Deserve To Know
18/03/2014 | 0 Comments
Tell Them. They Deserve To Know

by Patrice M. Daniel*
“I don’t want to have sex but my friends say that I have to or the relationship isn’t real.”
“Is it true that I’m supposed to have sex with him if he pays …

This WEDNESDAY, 19th of March: ‘Guests on the Wire’ session on Women’s Rights in the Post-2015 Agenda
17/03/2014 | 7 Comments
This WEDNESDAY, 19th of March: ‘Guests on the Wire’ session on Women’s Rights in the Post-2015 Agenda

**Registration is now closed. If you have registered and have not received instructions yet, please email gmalek@awid.org**
AWID is excited to be hosting a ‘Guests on the Wire’ session on the occasion of the Commission …

How SRHR led me to Post-2015
14/03/2014 | 0 Comments
How SRHR led me to Post-2015

By Zoë Nussy
25 years of age, a full-time graduate student, and finally travelling to New York. Not for its famous skyline, renowned museums or vibrant neighborhoods, but for the 58th CSW as a youth advocate. …

Grassroots Women’s Voices at the Forefront: Insights from an Armenian young feminist at the CSW58
12/03/2014 | 0 Comments
Grassroots Women’s Voices at the Forefront: Insights from an Armenian young feminist at the CSW58

By Anna Nikoghosyan*
Many people think they cannot change what is happening around them, from the violence, stigma, social pressure and discrimination in their homes, communities, and countries. And those who do think they can influence …

Will the new global development paradigm do anything to improve the lives of young women?
11/03/2014 | 0 Comments
Will the new global development paradigm do anything to improve the lives of young women?

By Oriana López Uribe*
It is difficult to write about this year’s CSW theme because the post-2015 agenda is a work in progress with many hands and heads involved. In the end, it seems like few of …

DEMYSTIFYING THE UN ACRONYMS: WHAT CSW, MDG AND SRHR HAVE TO DO WITH YOUNG WOMEN
10/03/2014 | One Comment
DEMYSTIFYING THE UN ACRONYMS:  WHAT CSW, MDG AND SRHR HAVE TO DO WITH YOUNG WOMEN

By Ani Colekessian*
What is the CSW, What are the MDGs and What’s this Post-2015 Agenda all about?
In a few short days, United Nations (UN) government delegates will convene in New York City for the annual …

International Women’s Day Special: BoxGirls Kenya
08/03/2014 | 0 Comments
International Women’s Day Special: BoxGirls Kenya

Cynthia Coredo is the Program Director at BoxGirls Kenya. Boxgirls Kenya is a not-profit community organization that wants to create positive social change through boxing and education. In this interview, Cynthia tells the story of …

Why do we need an International Women’s Day?
08/03/2014 | 0 Comments
Why do we need an International Women’s Day?

Source: The Guardian
Four gender-equality campaigners share their views on feminism and the backlash against women’s rights.
Ruby Johnson and Devi Leiper O’Malley
Frida: the Young Feminist Fund
What does it mean in today’s world to take an established …