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An interview with Feminist Style: Challenging rape culture one consent-themed underwear at a time
18/02/2014 | 0 Comments
An interview with Feminist Style: Challenging rape culture one consent-themed underwear at a time

Amulya Sanagavarapu is the brainchild behind Feminist Style. She started Feminist Style because she wants to sell products that target sexism to promote gender equality, and use the proceeds to produce feminist advertising.
And, she’s …

AIDS Accountability International presents The Perfect Sex this Valentines Day!
14/02/2014 | 0 Comments
AIDS Accountability International presents The Perfect Sex this Valentines Day!

Dear Young Feminist Wire members,
Happy Valentines Day! We thought to share this great info-graph produced by AIDS Accountability International on Valentines Day. It presents an idea for what ‘perfect sex’ by providing a flow chart …

YCSRR & AWID Statement to the 47th Commission on Population and Development
13/02/2014 | 0 Comments
YCSRR & AWID Statement to the 47th Commission on Population and Development

Posted from Youth Coalition website
The Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) and Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) applaud the Commission’s focus on the assessment of the status of implementation of the …

Despite Risks, Sochi Athletes Determined To Protest Russian Antigay Law
12/02/2014 | 0 Comments
Despite Risks, Sochi Athletes Determined To Protest Russian Antigay Law

Source: Radio Free Europe
By Claire Bigg
February 05, 2014

Australian snowboarder Belle Brockhoff has promised not to mince her words when she denounces Russia’s recently enacted antigay law during the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
The openly lesbian athlete …

Young Feminist Activism is hiring a Program Coordinator
15/12/2013 | 0 Comments
Young Feminist Activism is hiring a Program Coordinator

Are you passionate about young feminist activism, movement building, challenges inspire your creativity, you love to think outside the box and come up with ways to support young feminist activism? Then don’t delay, apply for …

Learn all about Take Back the Tech!
05/12/2013 | 0 Comments
Learn all about Take Back the Tech!

Take Back The Tech! is a global campaign that connects the issue of violence against women to information and communications technologies. It’s campaign to end violence against women, which started on November 25th and runs …

Why selling anti-rape wear perpetuates victim-blaming
25/11/2013 | 0 Comments
Why selling anti-rape wear perpetuates victim-blaming

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Young Feminist Wire wants to bring attention to the problem of rape culture and highlight initiatives from around the world that shed light …

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance
20/11/2013 | 0 Comments
Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance

Source: Feministing
Because we still live in a world where only some people are protected from violence.
Because we still live in a world where you’re excused for committing violence against those who are considered less than.
Because you almost never hear …

Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) publishes: Freedom of Choice: A Youth Activist’s Guide to Safe Abortion Advocacy 2nd Ed.
01/11/2013 | 0 Comments
Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) publishes: Freedom of Choice: A Youth Activist’s Guide to Safe Abortion Advocacy 2nd Ed.

Young women’s access to abortion touches on some of the most sensitive issues in cultures around the world: the role of parents, community and religious leaders in decision-making on the issue of children and adolescents …

Generations in Dialogue: Beyond the Blame Game
29/10/2013 | 0 Comments
Generations in Dialogue: Beyond the Blame Game

 By Loubna H. Skalli*
Hanna@American.edu
For four days during this past June (11-14, 2013), The Young Feminist Activism (YFA) Program at the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) hosted a fascinating e-discussion on the challenges and …

Sign up to attend our ‘Guests on the Wire’ session Featuring Young Lakota Documentary Screening and Discussion
07/10/2013 | 2 Comments
Sign up to attend our ‘Guests on the Wire’ session Featuring Young Lakota Documentary Screening and Discussion

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The Young Feminist Wire in collaboration with AWID’s Membership & Constituency Engagement team is excited to be hosting a ‘Guests on the Wire’ session featuring ‘Young Lakota’: a feature documentary directed by …