Hundreds of dead newborn girls have been found dumped in garbage piles in Pakistan over the last year as cultural preference for boys drives more parents to murder babies

  Statistics 345 babies found in garbage in Karachi since January last year, charities reveal 99 per cent found to be girls amid a cultural preference for boys, report says In one horrifying case in, a four-day-old was found dead with her throat slit Hundreds of dead newborn girls have been found dumped in garbage …

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. …

Saudi Arabia – Women Use Vibrant Twitter Activism for Rights

Saudi Arabia – Women Use Vibrant Twitter Activism for Rights Millions of women embrace social network to push for social reforms including abolition of system of male dominion By Liz Ford – March 28, 2018-The guardian  Women in Saudi Arabia are riding a “Twitter wave” of activism that they hope will lead to the abolition of a …

CALL FOR ACTION: 24 Hours of Feminist Solidarity Action around the world

On Tuesday 24th April, between 12:00-13:00 join us in taking a solidarity action. You can do a demonstration; you can write a message… just take a photo or record a video and share with us using our facebook or email https://www.facebook.com/marchemondialedesfemmes/info@marchemondiale.org Five years have now passed since more than 1,000 women died and many others …

Amnesty International demands investigation on Marielle Franco’s assassination

A massive protest on the assassination of Marielle Franco in Rio de Janeiro, and scenes from her funeral. Brazil: Authorities must bring all those responsible for Marielle Franco’s death to justice 13 April 2018, 10:30 UTC “Society needs to know who killed Marielle and why. Every day that this case remains unsolved the level of …