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, …

Harvey Weinstein’s arrest is cathartic. But real victory won’t be in court

By Jill Filipovic* This is a gratifying moment. But the criminal justice system is, for better or worse, not where the majority of #MeToo cases are tried On Friday, police in New York made the first arrest of the #MeToo movement: Harvey Weinstein was arrested and charged with rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse …