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In this section, we feature writings from members of the Young Feminist Wire community, and other analysis by and about young feminist activism. If you would like to write for the #YFWire, contact us!

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Released Egyptian WHRD recounts her arrest and time in prison and calls for the release of all who remain unjustly detained
on 28th November, by Nelly

On September 23, 2015 the Egyptian regime of President Abdel Fattah el Sisi pardoned around 100…

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2015
on 20th November, by Nelly

Today marks the 16th annual Transgender Day of Rememberance, after the first event was organized by…

Marching in Solidarity: Marcha Das Mulheres Negras
on 17th November, by Nelly

Musings on Solidarity As an activist I often think about what it means to ‘be in…

Two Girls, Same Destiny: Rukhshana and Farkhunda
on 12th November, by Nelly

It has not even been a year since 27-year-old Farkhunda was accused of burning the holy…

#FeesMustFall Student protests force us to look in the mirror
on 22nd October, by Nelly

  Photo credit: Imraan Christian In the past few days, students at the University of Witswatersrand…

Yafa and Suha Jarrar Speak on the Injustice that Prevails: The Palestinian Occupation and the Gender Dynamics of the Struggle
on 22nd October, by Nelly

Khalida Jarrar is a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, a leader in the Popular Front…

Yara and Sanaa are out, now release the rest!
on 30th September, by Nelly

23 September 2015 will be a day to remember for activists in Egypt and across the…

COP 21: Women Mobilizing for Climate Justice that Respects their Rights
on 29th September, by Nelly

As part of the Global Women’s Climate Justice Day of Action this 29 September 2015, AWID…

on 26th September, by Nelly

On 25-27 September, the world’s governments will adopt the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. During the…

When a Small Bunch of Young Women Envision Peace
on 25th September, by Nelly

We are a small bunch. We are a group of young women from Bosnia and Herzegovina.…

My World: creating gender equality awareness, one volunteer at a time.
on 24th September, by Nelly

The Red Elephant Foundation (REF) is an initiative built on the foundations of story-telling towards civilian…

“Rallying People’s Support for Gender Equality in the Post-2015 Development Agenda”
on 24th September, by Nelly

I’m Sugandha Singh Parmar, I’m currently completing a Master’s in Women’s Studies. I volunteered with the…

What young feminist advocates have to say about the Sustainable Development Goals!
on 23rd September, by Nelly

On the 25th of September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly will adopt the Sustainable Development…

From Policy to Reality: Young People Demand Implementation!
on 22nd September, by Nelly

The post-2015 mechanism in development is expected to ensure gender equality and ‘leave no one behind.’…

Let’s get this party started and implement the Post-2015 Development Agenda
on 21st September, by Nelly

This week, the Post-2015 Development Agenda will be formally adopted, culminating in 3 years of intense…

Call for Submissions: Contribute to AWID’s Tribute to Women Human Rights Defenders!
on 10th September, by Nelly

As part of this year’s 16 Days Campaign Against Gender Based Violence (November 25 – December…

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