Syria – Rape Used as a Wide-Scale Weapon Of War

RAPE IS A WEAPON OF WAR WIELDED AGAINST GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SYRIA, U.N. REPORT SAYS Rape has been used as a weapon by those fighting in Syria’s seven-year civil war and others preying on refugees fleeing the conflict, according to the United Nations. A report released Thursday by the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria …

Women in Black, Belgrade: State blessing for violence against human rights defenders

Pocuca Case Verdict On December 14th 2016 Court in Belgrade acquits Radomir Pocuca for threats and endangering safety of Women in Black activists. Radomir Pocuca in March 2014th urged hooligans to attack activists of Women in Black during their street action. At that time Pocuca was a high official of Anti-Terrorist Unit of Serbian Police. …

Don’t Blame White Women For Trump’s Victory, Blame Internalized Misogyny

By ELIZABETH DALEY For so many years as a woman I have tried to breathe without making a sound. I have tried to go unnoticed, because as a woman, that’s the best possible outcome: To walk down the street without being seen. To avoid raising the ire of your bosses by standing up for yourself. …

Feminist Politics in Times of EU Austerity: Challenges and Strategies in a New Political Landscape.

Feminist Politics in Times of EU Austerity: Challenges and Strategies in a New Political Landscape. Contribution by Sissy Vovou, member of the collective TO MOV (tomov.gr) – Greece   A two day meeting at the Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands on 17-18 of September. Twenty eight women were invited. Our collective was also invited and …