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CSW61 Young Feminist Caucus Statement
on 29th March, by Nelly

2017 Young Feminist Caucus Statement at the Sixty First Session of the Commission on the Status

16 days of activism against gender-based violence
on 25th November, by Nelly


In Honor of Our Dead: Queer, Trans, Muslim, Black — We Will Be Free
on 14th June, by Nelly

It is with pain and heartache that the Black Lives Matter Network extends love, light, protection,…

Brazil teenage girl raped by 30 men speaks out
on 31st May, by Nelly

A 16-year-old girl in Rio de Janeiro was drugged and raped by about 30 men, who…

Egyptian girl dies during banned female genital mutilation operation
on 31st May, by Nelly

Egyptian prosecutors are investigating the death of a teenage girl during a female genital mutilation operation…

Beautiful, reserved and at home???
on 12th May, by Nelly

The week of April 18th, 2016 got off to a horrifying start for women in Brazil…

Poor Brazilian Women Carry the Greater Burden of the Zika Virus Epidemic
on 5th April, by Nelly

Much has been said about the Zika virus epidemic over the last few months and its…

Berta Zúñiga Cáceres’ speaks about her mother Berta Cáceres
on 1st April, by Nelly

 Berta Zúñiga Cáceres from the Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras (COPINH) and…

Bahrain: #FreeZainabAndBaby, Demand the immediate and unconditional release of Zainab Al-Khawaja and her 15-month-old son
on 1st April, by Nelly

As Bahrain hosts the Formula 1 race beginning on 1 April, ongoing violations of human rights…

Human Rights Defenders Paying a Heavy Price to Ensure Gender Justice
on 24th March, by Nelly

Berta Cáceres’ assassination reminds us of the systemic violence targeting women who dare to challenge patriarchy

2016 Young Feminist Caucus Statement at the Sixtieth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
on 22nd March, by Nelly

With the 60th Commission on the Status of Women currently meeting at the United Nations in

The assaults against women and women’s rights activists in Turkey are not acceptable!
on 11th March, by Nelly

On yet another March 8th, we are faced with the violence of the Turkish state, which…

Fearless on the frontlines; Resourcing young feminist activism across movements
on 10th March, by Nelly

24 March, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Fearless on the frontlines; Resourcing young feminist activism across…

For the women of Egypt, today is not like yesterday
on 9th March, by Nelly

International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8. Egypt celebrates Egyptian Women’s Day…

Lesbiennes, bi, trans, afro-féministes, travailleuses du sexe… L’autre manif du 8 mars
on 8th March, by Nelly

Dimanche, diverses associations et collectifs – LGBT, pro-travailleurs du sexe, afro-féministes… – ont défilé dans les…

Before International Women’s Day, Feminist Five And Their Lawyers Are Called in by Police
on 8th March, by Nelly

Just before International Women’s Day on March 8, the Feminist Five activists in China, as well…

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