21 year old Eleni Topaloudi: Gang rape and murder in Rhodos

By Sissy Vovou Member of the editorial committee of the feminist website tomov.gr In the beautiful Greek island of Rhodos, a tourist attraction for many, a terrible femicide took place on the 28th of November. A young woman was found nude (wearing only her bra) in a deserted, inaccessible and rocky beach. The investigations started …

Pay transparency directive – a milestone in closing the gender pay gap?

[Brussels, 19 March 2021] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) welcomes the recently adopted legislative proposal on pay transparency by the European Commission, which has been long overdue. While there are many positive measures in the proposal including a definition of ‘work of equal value’, the EWL regrets that mandatory reporting on the gender pay gap …

Women’s Voices Now

Films Inspiring Change. Women’s Voices Now uses film to drive positive social change that advances girls’ and women’s rights globally.About Us Support Our Mission. People like you are essential to advancing our mission and maximizing our impact. Join us in amplifying the voices for girls’ and women’s rights, and take an active role in the fight for global …

Police terrorism against solidarity to Turkish women

ANOTHER CASE OF “POLICE STATE” AND ARBITRAGE IN THE SYMBOLIC PROTEST OF WOMEN’S ORGANIZATIONS AGAINST TURKEY’S WITHDRAWAL FROM ISTANBUL CONVENTION Seven feminists, members of women’s organizations, representing the Committee on Family Law and Consensual Joint Custody, held a symbolic protest on Friday, March 26, 2021 at 12pm against Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention, aiming …

Women who build the future, towards a nonviolent culture

Starting March 8 2021, International Women’s Day, Pressenza publishes a series of video interviews entitled “Women who build the future, Towards a nonviolent culture”. The series includes: Vandana Shiva (India) Women who Build the Future: Vandana Shiva Maria Khan (India) Women who Build the Future: Maria Khan Giulia Cicoli (Italy) Women who Build the Future: …

The Presidential Decision on the Istanbul Convention is Null and Void

The Women’s Platform for Equality, Turkey (EŞİK) The Presidential Decision on the Istanbul Convention is Null and Void. The Convention Remains in Force! The country’s withdrawal from an international convention, which was unanimously accepted by Parliament, cannot be decided by one person. Through a Presidential Decision published in the Official Gazette at midnight on March …