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Respectability Politics: A Bane of Zimbabwean Women’s Organising?
on 23rd January, by Nelly

Photo credit: Nelly Bassily I realise that many people will most likely be familiar with respectability…

Seven Egyptian women’s human rights defenders sentenced to 3 years in prison
on 26th October, by Nelly

On 26 October 2014, the verdict of the case known as the Ittihadia Presidential Palace was…

Arbitrary Arrests and Detention of Women Human Rights Defenders
on 23rd June, by Nelly

Source: Nazra for Feminist Studies On 21 June 2014, nine women human rights defenders were arrested…

Fighting Sexual Violence With A Shaky Pen
on 6th June, by Nelly

By: Lydia MatataMy name is Lydia Matata, 25, this is my second year as a…

on 25th April, by Ghadeer Malek

**Deadline for application: May 9th, 2014** FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund is recruiting passionate and…

A young spirit turning old and bitter
on 3rd April, by Ghadeer Malek

Taken by Nelly Bassily, “Noone are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are…

This WEDNESDAY, 19th of March: 'Guests on the Wire' session on Women's Rights in the Post-2015 Agenda
on 17th March, by Ghadeer Malek

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International Women's Day Special: BoxGirls Kenya
on 8th March, by Nelly

Photo credit: BoxGirls Kenya Cynthia Coredo is the Program Director at BoxGirls Kenya. Boxgirls Kenya is…

Apply for the AWDF Creative Non Fiction Workshop for African Women
on 6th March, by Nelly

Source: African Women’s Development Fund The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) will be holding a creative…

Are women's movements a force for change? – podcast by The Guardian
on 24th February, by Ghadeer Malek

Global Development Podcast banner from The Guardian Dear Young Feminist Wire members, This month’s Global development…

Take Back the Tech Digital Love Story: Love in the Times of the Internet
on 18th February, by Ghadeer Malek

Source: Take Back the Tech Taken from Take Back the Tech…

Call For Applications: 2014 Moremi Leadership Empowerment And Development Fellows Program
on 12th February, by Ghadeer Malek

Source: Moremi Initiative Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) is pleased to announce…

QAHERA: Hijabi Superhero comic on sexual street harrasment
on 12th September, by Ghadeer Malek

Dear Young Feminist Wire members, This new comic by QAHERA, a comic artist blogging about the…

FEMEN: You’re Doing It Wrong
on 19th June, by Nelly

Click on the image to listen to an audio interview with Paola Salwan Paher as she…

HarassMap: Ending the social acceptability of sexual harassment
on 9th March, by Nelly

  Dear Young Feminist Wire members, On this International Women’s Day, with the theme “A promise…

Getting to Zero: Forum for the Development of Youth with Disability (FDYD)
on 10th December, by Ghadeer Malek

As part of AWID’s Getting to Zero project today we are profiling the work of the…

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