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Solidarity: Binding multiple causes, identities and struggles together
on 20th June, by Nelly

I grew up as a confused teenager. As I hit puberty, my sudden reproductive power juxtaposed…

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…

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…

Afghanistan’s first female conductor
on 12th November, by Nelly

For many years, the Taliban banned music and the education of girls in Afghanistan – and…

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…

Bangladesh gets its first lesbian cartoon character
on 11th September, by Nelly

Since February this year, four Bangladeshi liberal bloggers have been brutally murdered, stoking fears that space…

#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…

Young Indian rapper Sofia Ashraf sings about worker rights & Unilever’s failure to take responsibility for mercury poisoning
on 1st August, by Nelly

Young indian rapper Sofia Ashraf made this video and song, set to the tune of Nicki…

14-year-old girl who became pregnant after being raped denied an abortion by Indian High Court
on 24th July, by Nelly

A 14-year-old girl who became pregnant after she was raped has been denied an abortion by…

Meet one of the young women activists who died in Suruc, Turkey
on 23rd July, by Nelly

Before she was killed by a suicide bomber, before her Instagram photos were shared and liked…

Myanmar youth strike a pose against hate in selfie campaign
on 17th July, by Nelly

At first glance there is nothing unusual about the group of grinning teenagers jostling for space…

11 Afghan women that will make you reconsider your life choices
on 16th July, by Nelly

Young Feminist Wire member Helena Kakar has been featured as one of 11 women that are shifting…

A Home Away From Home in Singapore
on 5th June, by Nelly

A Home Away from Home Singapore is a campaign that aims to raise awareness of violence…

My reflections on building an inclusive youth-led movement
on 8th March, by Nelly

Several years ago, I felt that there was an urgent need to build a youth-led, pro-human…

AGE AND ACTIVISM: Some reflections on my experience
on 15th December, by Ghadeer Malek

First written: 7 October 2010 I grew up in India’s deeply age-hierarchical society and culture, and…

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