‘Her Job’ Trailer Shows a Housewife’s Journey to Escape the Patriarchy (Exclusive)

The Greek film will debut Sept. 7 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox as a part of the Discovery selections. Proposed by Alexia Tsouni The Hollywood Reporter has an exclusive look at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival selection Her Job. The film from Greek director Nikos Labôt follows an illiterate housewife in Athens, Greece, who uses a job …

Palestinian Women’s Political Participation and Access to Decision-Making

Top image: Palestinian women leaders met at a National Gathering in November 2016 to engage in a dialogue and address some of the issues that concern women in the context of politics and communities. Photo courtesy of MIFTAH. Challenges and Prospects By: Courtesy of MIFTAH What is political participation? A prevalent misconception tends to restrict political …

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 …