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Indigenous People and the First Conference For Population and Development
29/08/2013 | 0 Comments
Indigenous People and the First Conference For Population and Development

By: Dalí Ángel Pérez*

For the Latin America Indigenous Women and Youth organization, being able to participate in the First International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) has been extremely important. The indigenous youth had …

‘New People Who Know’: “Ben covi bi banezi”. Interview with Fátima Gamboa
27/08/2013 | 0 Comments
‘New People Who Know’: “Ben covi bi banezi”. Interview with Fátima Gamboa

I am from Merida, capital of Yucatan, a province in Mexico. I am Indigenous Maya and lawyer. I belong to the Network of Young Indigenous Women of Mexico and Central America. I started my work …

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 …

FEMEN: You’re Doing It Wrong
19/06/2013 | One Comment
FEMEN: You’re Doing It Wrong

By: Paola Salwan Daher* and Joseph Daher
A lot has been said and written about FEMEN, and now that their publicity stunt has died out a bit (until they find another struggle to coopt/another feminist of …

Young Nepalese Women Rise against patriarchy
18/06/2013 | 0 Comments
Young Nepalese Women Rise against patriarchy

by: Anisha Pokharel
Oh God, not again! I don’t know why newspapers are always filled with violence against women in different forms these days. Women are always susceptible to violence in each and every step of her life. …

What’s folk opera got to do with it?
18/06/2013 | 0 Comments
What’s folk opera got to do with it?

by: Jillie Mae Eddy, creator of The Folkland
In the summer of 2012, I was a graduate student trying to answer one simple question with my
dissertation: What is a folk opera?
As a part of my investigation, I …

Safe urban spaces for women in New Delhi
18/06/2013 | 0 Comments
Safe urban spaces for women in New Delhi

By: Lea Goelnitz, a 26 years old feminist activist
Street harassment is a strategy to scare women away from the public space so they do not
work or go to school, earn their own money, go into politics, make …

Street Harassment: Once a Problem, Now a Crime
18/06/2013 | 0 Comments
Street Harassment: Once a Problem, Now a Crime

by Supriya Shrestha, St. Mary’s Higher Sec. School, Kathmandu, Nepal
Domestic violence, sexual harassment, mental violence, rape, and trafficking are brutal issues that are ever-present for my generation. All these issues have been perpetuated by the …

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 …

The “M Community”: LGBT Courage in Haiti
16/05/2013 | 0 Comments
The “M Community”: LGBT Courage in Haiti

Source: World Pulse
An interview with Charlot Jeudy
by Alexis Erkert
May 15, 2013
In honor of May 17, International Day Against Homophobia, we run an interview with Charlot Jeudy. Jeudy is the president of the Haitian organization KOURAJ, meaning …