Iran: Rights Activist Narges Mohammadi Sentenced to Another 8 Years in Prison

Situation of Political Prisoners Worsens as Iranian Government’s Assault on Peaceful Dissent Intensifies January 24, 2022 – In an ongoing campaign to silence human rights defenders and crush dissent in the Islamic Republic, the prominent rights defender Narges Mohammadi, already serving time at Iran’s notorious Gharchak Prison for her peaceful activism, has been sentenced to …

Let’s Talk About Porn. Is It As Harmless As Society Says It Is?

Propoded by Mari Vafia Considering an estimated 91.5% of men and 60.2% of women consume porn, let’s examine how porn may be affecting consumers, relationships, and our society. Did you know that the average internet user spends over 40% of their waking hours online?1 40%! That’s a lot of time on the internet. Whether streaming …

Afghanistan – Taliban Says Women Not Able to Travel Without a Male Relative Chaperone

We don’t forget Afghan women December 26, 2021 – Afghanistan’s Taliban authorities say women seeking to travel anything other than short distances should not be offered transport unless they are accompanied by a close male relative. The guidance, issued by the Ministry for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, also called on all vehicle owners …

Malala Yousafzai – Nobel Laureate & Education Activist, Announces Marriage

The 24-year-old Pakistani human rights campaigner posted images on Twitter of her celebration [Getty] Nobel Prize laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai announced her marriage on Twitter on Tuesday. The 24-year-old Pakistani human rights campaigner who was shot by the Taliban for daring to want an education posted images on Twitter of her celebration on Tuesday with Asser …

Conference in Barcelona: Communicating the Mediterranean with a feminist gaze

A very well organised conference in Barcelona, 4 and 5 of November, with dozens of contributions from women journalists and/or activist journalists (like the undersigned), from Barcelona and many parts of the Mediterranean. They gave a strong picture of the conditions of women journalists but also the situation in each country or periphery, and most …