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Snippets from Guests on the Wire Session: World Social Forum, International Spaces, and Beyond
20/06/2013 | 0 Comments
Snippets from Guests on the Wire Session: World Social Forum, International Spaces, and Beyond

The World Social Forum (WSF) is a popular space amongst social justice organizers and activists despite there being a contentious debate about whether it is productive as a space in supporting movements to create …

Call for Blogs: Tell us how you put a STOP to sexual assault
21/05/2013 | One Comment
Call for Blogs: Tell us how you put a STOP to sexual assault

** Deadline for submissions is Friday, 31st of May, 2013.**
Dear Young Feminist Wire Members,
May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and we want to hear about how you, young feminists from around the world, work to …

At the UN, France must take firm action against male violence and for equality.
20/03/2013 | 0 Comments
At the UN, France must take firm action against male violence and for equality.

By: Flora Geley and Charlotte Soulary*, Osez Le Féminisme
Practically no day goes by without the UN calling an official meeting. Conferences, forums, and political summit meetings often leave the bitter impression that many words are …

Call for Participation: International Women’s Day March on March 8, 2013 For a Life Free from Violence Against Women and Girls!
20/02/2013 | 0 Comments
Call for Participation: International Women’s Day March on March 8, 2013  For a Life Free from Violence Against Women and Girls!

During the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57), taking place at the United Nations in New York from March 4-15, 2013, Member State representatives will discuss the advances they have …

FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund looking for a new coordinator
05/02/2013 | 0 Comments
FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund looking for a new coordinator

Do you believe young feminists have the power to change the world?

FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund is in search of a young talented leader to take it to the next stage of its …

Rape in India, Rape Everywhere: The struggle for gender equality is universal!
24/01/2013 | One Comment
Rape in India, Rape Everywhere: The struggle for gender equality is universal!

Please read and endorse the below statement written by some young feminist activists from around the world including Charlotte Soulary and Rishita Nandagiri to condemn rape and all other forms of violence against women …

Body and Mind: A Tale of Women’s Oppression
23/01/2013 | 2 Comments
Body and Mind: A Tale of Women’s Oppression

By: Paola Salwa Daher
I find writing about women’s body image, self-esteem and their relationship to their bodies extremely complex and risky. Complex, because so many factors, both internal and external, play a role in …

Getting to Zero: Ganesha from Kyrgystan
08/12/2012 | 0 Comments
Getting to Zero: Ganesha from Kyrgystan

English, French, and Spanish translations will be available soon, here is a little preview for what Ganesha is for our English readers. Keep checking the Wire for the English, French, and Spanish translations to learn …

Getting To Zero: Pati’s Story from HERA XXI
05/12/2012 | One Comment
Getting To Zero: Pati’s Story from HERA XXI

As part of AWID’s Getting to Zero project today we are profiling the work of Pati Paichadze a gynecologist who works with the Association HERA XXI in Georgia. Through HERA XXI Pati provides reproductive health …

Getting To Zero: HIV Young Leaders Fund
03/12/2012 | 0 Comments
Getting To Zero: HIV Young Leaders Fund

As part of AWID’s Getting to Zero project today we are profiling the work of HIV Young Leaders Fund (HYLF). HYLF is the only youth-led international fund working to ensure youth-led initiatives have the …

Getting to Zero: VAMP, Sex workers collective working on HIV/AIDS
30/11/2012 | 0 Comments
Getting to Zero: VAMP, Sex workers collective working on HIV/AIDS

Sangeeta Ramu Manoji is a young womanwho works as an outreach worker for VAMP (Veshya Anyay Mukti Parishad) in India. VAMP is a collective of sex workers and a community based organization that works on …

Getting to Zero: Celebrating young feminist activism on HIV/AIDS
30/11/2012 | 2 Comments
Getting to Zero: Celebrating young feminist activism on HIV/AIDS

December 1st, 2012 commemorates World AIDS Day. The day was established in 1988 and marked the first global health day aimed at raising awareness about the pandemic, encourage prevention, demonstrate solidarity for people living with …