On Saturday, a Cairo court found journalist and writer Rasha Azab not guilty on charges of insulting, defaming and willfully harming film director Islam Azazi. The case dates back to December 2020 when the online blog Daftar Hekayat released anonymous testimonies from six survivors who said Islam sexually assaulted them,Read More →

Photo: Twitter @morcativakfi Representatives of Turkish women’s rights organizations and lawyers will meet early on April 28 outside the Council of State, Turkey’s highest administrative court, in Ankara, before the court announces its decision on the appeal requesting the cancellation of Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention, Turkey Minute reported,Read More →

Critical gender activist Mia Ashton has sent a letter to 3,000 school trustees across Canada expressing deep concern over policies allowing schools to hide a child’s transgender leanings from their parents. Ashton is an Ottawa-based spokesperson for the organization Canadian Women’s Sex-Based Rights (caWsbr), which aims to uphold women’s rightsRead More →

DUNCANUTHERLAND…as we work for women’s rights in our countries — we must choose to challenge People’s National Party (PNP) Women’s Movement Public Relations Officer, Patricia Duncan Sutherland, urges Jamaican women to continue to fight economic, societal and other inequalities. Talk with the Jamaica Observer Ahead of the movement’s 2021 conference,Read More →

IranSource April 21, 2022 Ableism exists online among Iranian women’s rights activists. It needs to be fixed. By Ahou Koutchesfahani Iranian women’s rights activism is very present and visible on social media with countless hashtags, images and videos circulating online and going viral to regularly draw attention to important causes,Read More →

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Two inmates who become pregnant at a women’s prison in central Jersey are erasing the ‘trope’ that ‘transgender women are women’, a women’s rights activist said on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ on Tuesday. Kara Dansky of the Women’s Human Rights Campaign was reactingRead More →

The exhibit is a visual representation of missing and murdered women; red robes hang outside with educational signs to provide information, display statistics and access resources about this important movement. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – YWCA Lower Cape Fear and its Advocacy and Racial Justice Committee announcesRead More →

Women demonstrate in Istanbul against Turkey’s decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention, March 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/ERDEM SAHIN The prosecutor’s office filed a complaint on Wednesday, seeking to shut down the We Will Stop Femicide platform, Turkey’s leading women’s NGO, for allegedly “acting against the law and against morals”. TheRead More →

When the non-governmental organization Global Rights recently staged a commissioned performance of the play “Beere” based on the historical account of the Egba women’s revolt, the historical drama resonates with the renewed call for quality and to women’s political participation in Nigeria. Yinka Olatunbosun reports In prelude to the dramaRead More →

Women’s rights activists are like ANTI-SEMITES, says Scottish minister: fury at Lorna Slater’s ‘grossly offensive’ comparison between feminists fighting against trans rights laws and racists Lorna Slater is a minister in Nicola Sturgeon’s government under the Green-SNP deal Ms Slater, 46, spoke out after feminists criticized new sex reassignment legislationRead More →

A transgender scholar has outraged Woman’s Hour listeners with an interview full of “incredible nonsense” in which she gave convoluted answers about feminism and the “natural organic type” of women. Grace Lavery is a British professor of English and gender studies at the University of California, Berkeley, who wrote aRead More →

A demonstration led by the Committee for the right to abortion and against the abuse of sterilization (CARASA). (Photo courtesy of Meredith Tax) To subscribe to The nation Subscribe now for as low as $2 per month! Thank you for registering for The nationweekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up.Read More →