Global call for action to end worldwide discrimination and abuse of women journalists

Dozens of delegates at the IFJ’s gender council conference – from Asia to the Americas and Europe to the Middle East – have issued a global call for action to address the violence, poverty and discrimination faced by women worldwide. Meeting in Santander, Spain on 25 and 26 May, delegates condemned: The violence and harassment …

Harvey Weinstein’s arrest is cathartic. But real victory won’t be in court

By Jill Filipovic* This is a gratifying moment. But the criminal justice system is, for better or worse, not where the majority of #MeToo cases are tried On Friday, police in New York made the first arrest of the #MeToo movement: Harvey Weinstein was arrested and charged with rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse …

Israeli conscientious objector Atalya Ben Abba in Athens-feminist antimilitarist meeting

Presentation Sissy Vovou In May 10, Atalya ben Abba was invited to Athens by the feminist organisation TO MOV (tomov.gr) for a public meeting with the main aim to highlight the occupation of Palestine by the israeli state and to stand against it through the words of resistance in Israel.  Here is a video-interview, and …

Five Reasons Migration Is a Feminist Issue

The needs of women and girl migrants are falling through the cracks. Izdihar, a Syrian refugee in Jordan. © UNFPA Jordan/Sima Diab UNFPA-April 9, 2018 – UNITED NATIONS, New York – International leaders are convening at United Nations Headquarters, New York, to discuss the critical issue of migration and human mobility, a megatrend that is reshaping the global landscape. …