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Join AWID In Commemorating Feminists And Women Human Right Defenders Who Are No Longer With Us
27/09/2013 | 0 Comments
Join AWID In Commemorating Feminists And Women Human Right Defenders Who Are No Longer With Us

As part of the 16 Days Campaign Against Gender Based Violence (November 25 – December 10, 2013) AWID is building on our Tribute to Feminists and Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) who are no longer …

#OrangeDay: How do you help make safer schools for girls?
25/09/2013 | 0 Comments
#OrangeDay: How do you help make safer schools for girls?

Dear young feminist activists,
On September 25, the United Nations campaign “UNiTED to end violence against women” is running the #OrangeDay campaign that focuses on the issue and theme of ‘Safe schools for Girls’. The Young …

The Young Feminist Wire Storify on International Youth Day!
19/08/2013 | 0 Comments

Dear Young Feminist Wire members,
Monday, August 13th, 2013, was International Youth Day as declared by the United Nations. We have put together a storify together for you in case you missed out on the celebrations …

International Youth Day| 12 August | Youth Migration: Moving Development Forward
12/08/2013 | 0 Comments
International Youth Day| 12 August | Youth Migration: Moving Development Forward

Dear Young Feminist Wire members,
Today, August 12th, is International Youth Day, and the theme this year has to do with youth migration. Below is the excerpt from the United Nations website introducing this year’s theme:
“Source: …

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 …