Amnesty International: My Body, My Rights

A woman is refused contraception because she doesn’t have her husband’s permission. A man is harassed by police because he’s gay. A teenager is denied a life-saving termination because abortion is illegal in her country. Whoever you are, wherever you live, you have the right to live without fear, violence or discrimination. It’s your body. …

World March of Women condemns Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip, Palestine

The World March of Women condemns the extreme violence used by Israel in the Gaza Strip and demands the immediate cessation of all hostility in this and other Palestinian territories. For more than sixty years, with increasingly deteriorated conditions of life, the Palestinian population suffers daily in a state of apartheid: illegal expropriation, brutal detention, …

Fields Medal mathematics prize won by woman for first time in its history

Maryam Mirzakhani, who was born and raised in Iran, has been awarded the highest honour a mathematician can attain It will go down in history as the moment one of the last bastions of male dominance fell. A woman has won the world’s most prestigious mathematics prize for the first time since the award was …

Women’s Network of BiH condemns the brutal aggression by Israeli forces

Women’s Network of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which promotes a culture of non-violence, justice, peace and value of diversity, strongly condemns the brutal aggression by Israeli forces against the Palestinians in Gaza. We want to show solidarity with the Palestinian people, who are experiencing different types of violence on daily basis and whose lives are threatened, …

If you’re looking for a place to donate to Gaza, here is one.

GAZA EMERGENCY SHELTER APPEAL  Help us reach our goal of $13,000 to provide sanitation and personal care supplies for those displaced to UNWRA schools in Gaza.  Dear Friends, At the Rachel Corrie Foundation, we have watched from afar with horror as events have unfolded in Gaza. The United Nations reports that the number of internally displaced …