During Elaine Kadakia’s 83rd birthday, she marched in Springfield for women’s rights, stood up to raise awareness of violence against women, and raised her two daughters. Now Kadakia, from Huntley, makes ceramic art depicting the struggle for equality she has seen women endure over the years. Some of his favoriteRead More →

BALDWINSVILLE — After the Supreme Court ruled in June that the U.S. Constitution doesn’t guarantee the right to have an abortion, a group of Baldwinsville friends decided they had to take action. They have formed a coalition called the CNY Rally for Women’s Rights and are planning a series ofRead More →

NNA | Updated: August 30, 2022 4:59 p.m. STI Kabul [Afghanistan]Aug 30 (ANI): Amid growing atrocities against Afghan women and violation of their basic rights, several human rights activists recently held a rally in Istanbul and urged the international community to solve their problems, especially the girls and their accessRead More →

Global recovery from the pandemic requires improving women’s well-being and promoting their rights, participants at a Group of 20 meeting on women’s empowerment agreed, pledging to achieve gender equality gender and the empowerment of women. Indonesian Women’s Empowerment and Child Welfare Minister Bintang Puspayoga, who chaired the meeting on WednesdayRead More →

Deadline for submission of tenders: September 30, 2022 Insight These components will seek to amplify the diverse voices of grassroots women and girls in donor, national and international government policymaking. They will do this by: financing and facilitation W.R.O.activists, women peacebuilders and women human rights defenders and their advanced supportRead More →

When confronted by a man who disliked the group of protesters’ signs and flags, Connor Weir remarked to him, “Your reproductive rights are being stripped from you.” The man replied briefly, “I have no reproductive rights. Weir coldly replied, “And that’s why your voice shouldn’t be part of the conversation.”Read More →

William Ruto has been declared the winner of the presidential election in Kenya. The final outcome, however, remains uncertain following a challenge from his main competitor, Raila Odinga. As president, Ruto would be tasked with upholding the 2010 constitution. He overhauled the country’s governance framework by devolving power to countyRead More →

Kabul, Afghanistan — Tamana Paryani’s cries pierced the night in her quiet neighborhood of Afghanistanthe capital. When armed Taliban intelligence agents began knocking on her door, the women’s rights activist quickly turned on her phone camera to film the ordeal. She broadcast around the world, pleading for help. Months laterRead More →

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to pledge not to do anything that undermines the dignity of women, saying a mentality of insulting them in their speeches and conduct has crept in. The remark prompted opposition parties and activists to question the government on the implementation of pro-womenRead More →

Women’s rights activist Maryam Rahmani was sentenced to two years in prison. Reyhaneh Ansarinejad, a trade union activist, remains in solitary confinement after her detention was extended three times. Maryam Rahmani, women’s rights activist Maryam Rahmani, a women’s rights activist, was sentenced to two years and additional terms. The women’sRead More →

A number of former and current US officials have denounced the Islamic Republic’s harassment of New York-based dissident journalist and women’s rights activist Masih Alinejad. Jim Risch (R-Idaho), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called Alinejad’s continued Iranian harassment “outrageous,” referring to the man armed with a loadedRead More →

It finally came home. The men couldn’t do it, but the women did. In front of a crowded 90,000 crowded Wembley Stadium and millions watching across the country, the Lionesses won Euro 2022. They beat Germany 2-1. It’s something truly worth celebrating – England’s first major footballing trophy since 1966,Read More →

A women’s rights activist has been visited by Wiltshire police officers – who have allegedly accused her of being ‘annoying with paedophiles’. Kellie-Jay Keen, who lives in Hilperton Road, Trowbridge, expressed her frustrations in a YouTube video about the force’s response to the hate crimes report on Sunday July 24.Read More →

Florida’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate received a less than warm welcome from liberal protesters demonstrating against restrictive abortion laws on Saturday – who chased him away when he tried to show support. Pro-abortion protesters shouted over Rep. Charlie Crist’s attempts to speak to them outside an event in Tampa on Saturday,Read More →

Irondale, Brooklyn’s leading theatrical and artistically ambitious theater ensemble, along with three esteemed curators, has announced the lineup for the fifth annual On Women Festival, July 11-31, celebrating the lives and experiences of female artists. Committed to producing the works of emerging, progressive and dynamic playwrights, this year’s festival willRead More →

An abortion saved the life of U.S. Representative Jackie Speier, enabling a decades-long career advocating for women’s rights, but she will leave office in an America where women have fewer reproductive freedoms than when she arrived. She said she intended to continue fighting outside of political office. “I’m not goingRead More →

Aaccess to abortion is about to be severely reduced or cut off for millions of women in the United States following the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down established constitutional protections for termination of pregnancy by the historic Roe v Wade case 50 years ago. The decision allows state legislaturesRead More →

WOMEN opposed to making it easier for trans people to legally change their gender have disrupted the GRA Bill’s latest evidence session at Holyrood, revealing T-shirts calling Nicola Sturgeon a ‘destroyer of human rights’ women”. As Social Security Secretary Shona Robison testified on Tuesday, anti-GRA activists were in public seatsRead More →

Turkish women’s rights activists have criticized courts that have given reduced sentences to perpetrators of gender-based violence on the grounds that they were “provoked”, saying it has created a culture of impunity. Lawyer Selin Nakıpoğlu of the Women’s Platform for Equality (ESIK) said that by issuing sentence reductions based onRead More →

Overturning the constitutional right to abortion in the United States is a “horrific step backwards for women’s rights” threatening real risk to lives, said Labor leader Ivana Bacik. “The effect of today’s Supreme Court decision will be devastating,” said Ms. Bacik. “It will not prevent abortions, but is likely toRead More →

Ukrainian MPs voted on June 20 to ratify the Istanbul Convention, which is widely recognized as the most far-reaching international treaty against violence against women and domestic violence. The ratification marks a new step in Ukraine’s European integration and underlines Ukraine’s determination to continue the country’s transformation despite the enormousRead More →

Far from feminist utopia, progressive politics backed by radical gender activism has created a generation of women too afraid to speak out. In the world of competitive sports, women have been told to “step up” and “shut up” when it comes to biological men standing above them on the podiumRead More →

Feminists said balaclava-clad trans rights activists ‘silenced’ them today in Bristol as tensions between the two groups erupted again. The black-clad crowd were heard shouting ‘trans rights are human rights’ as women’s rights activists held a conference in honor of Father’s Day in College Green. During the clash, the anarchistsRead More →

“In this time of proliferating crises, the international community must pursue proven strategies for peace and stability. Protecting and promoting women’s rights is such a strategy,” he said during the debate, noting the positive role that regional organizations have played in protecting and promoting the key agenda. “A question ofRead More →

Mexico claims to pursue a “feminist” foreign policy. The full truth is that women’s rights cannot be taken for granted in the country itself. Mexico is notorious for its feminicides (see me and Sheila Mysorekar at www.dandc.eu). In 2020, 948 women were murdered, 2.7% more than in 2019. For severalRead More →

Phil Schofield discusses Sarah Everard’s vigil this morning The two sisters Mrs Henry and Mrs Smallman were stabbed to death in Fryent Country Park and their bodies were discovered by family members on June 7, 2020. The march was organized by the Women’s Equality Party who said: ‘Women are betrayedRead More →