Turkey: We Give Up NOT A WORD of the Istanbul Convention

Proposed for publication by Fotini Sianou We Give Up NOT A WORD of the Istanbul Convention, despite the Council of State’s Decision! On July 19, 2022, the Council of State, Turkey’s highest administrative court, announced its decision on a series of lawsuits filed for the annulment of President Erdogan’s decision to withdraw from the Istanbul …

Defending the reproductive rights of Ukrainian women-a global feminist struggle

International appeal signed by the board of the Women’s Rights Organisation TOMOV-Greece Defending the reproductive rights of Ukrainian women in Ukraine, Poland, across and beyond the European Union: a global feminist struggle Since February 24th, Ukrainian women are facing increasing levels of gender based violence as a consequence of the Russian invasion: (1) Russian troops …

Spain: Mother in danger of imprisonment for protecting her child

SPANISH GOVERNMENT ABOUT TO JAIL MOTHER FOR PROTECTING DAUGHTER FROM FATHER WHO IS A SEXIST AGGRESSOR Feminist collectives from Seville Call for international solidarity with María Salmerón, about to be jailed by the Spanish state for protecting her daughter from her father, a sexist aggressor. Smash patriarchal justice and institutional violence! María Salmerón from Seville …

Cyprus-Ayia Napa: Woman wins appeal against gang rape lie conviction

By Caroline Lowbridge A British woman who reported being gang-raped in Cyprus has had her conviction for allegedly lying about the attack overturned. The woman, then 19, told Cypriot police she had been raped by 12 Israeli men and boys in Ayia Napa in July 2019. The Derbyshire teenager retracted the allegation after being held …

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 …