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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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#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 past…

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 work…

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…

Call for blogs: Young Feminist Advocates and the Post 2015 Development Framework
on 19th August, by Nelly

Are you a young feminist advocate? Have you or your organization engaged with the Post 2015…

#AbortTheStigma: campaigning to end abortion stigma
on 11th August, by Nelly

Youth Ki Awaaz (YKA) is a media platform for young Indians to “address some of the…

The Violence of Women’s Month Campaigns
on 7th August, by Nelly

Danielle Bowler* talks about how she dreads the wave of campaigns that have become associated with

African Women’s Day from a young African feminist perspective
on 30th July, by Nelly

African Women’s Day is celebrated annually on July 31. The day marks the first Pan-African Women’s…

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