Domestic Violence Cases Surge During COVID-19 Epidemic

17/3/2020 Sent by Aleka Makri On Feb. 11, Xiao Li received a distressing call from a 12-year-old crying for help. The child was wandering the deserted streets of their hometown in the central Henan province with his mother and 7-year-old sister. Their father had physically abused their mother and then kicked them out of the …

International Women’s Day 2020 – March 8

8/3/2020 Article by WUNRN 2020 THEME: “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights” Leveraging the 2020 International Women’s Day theme, “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”, the UN commemoration will celebrate change-makers of all ages and genders. International Women’s Day 2020 Campaign Theme: #EachforEqual An equal world is an enabled world.Individually, we’re all responsible for …

Women lawmakers perform Las Tesis in Turkish Parliament

Women lawmakers of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) protested Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu on Dec. 14 in the Turkish Parliament for their version of the protest song first performed by the Chilean feminist group Las Tesis. The protest was initiated by CHP lawmaker Sera Kadıgil during budget talks in parliament and was broadcast …