‘Public health’, ‘social solidarity’ and a modern Greek tragedy…

By Dr. Maria Fotopoulou, Sofia Galinaki and Chara-Ismini Papageorgiou1 We are writing these lines in November 2018; 6 years after the Greek Ministry of Public Health and Social Solidary first issued Health Regulation No GY/39A, which gave the Greek police the power to detain drug users, amongst other groups, for forced HIV testing and compulsory …

21 year old Eleni Topaloudi: Gang rape and murder in Rhodos

By Sissy Vovou Member of the editorial committee of the feminist website tomov.gr In the beautiful Greek island of Rhodos, a tourist attraction for many, a terrible femicide took place on the 28th of November. A young woman was found nude (wearing only her bra) in a deserted, inaccessible and rocky beach. The investigations started …

FGM – Female Genital Mutilation – Major Decline

FGM – Female Genital Mutilation – Major Decline in Africa, But Still Widespread in Western Asia – Study Teenage girls attend an after-school club which the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF helps fund, one of whose subjects is discussion of the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), at the Sheik Nuur Primary School in Hargeisa, Somaliland, …

Argentina’s Anticapitalist Feminism

Proposed by Sonia Mitralia   AN INTERVIEW WITH LUCI CAVALLERO, VERÓNICA GAGO PAULA VARELA CAMILA BARÓN, GABRIELA MITIDIERI TRANSLATION BY KAREN DOMÍNGUEZ BURKE A bill to legalize abortion narrowly failed in the Argentinian Senate. But feminist movements have already effected a social revolution in South America. On August 8 the Argentine Senate, by a narrow …