Misogyny: Women ‘should be protected’ under hate crime laws

Sent by Sissy Vovoy Women should be protected under expanded hate crime laws, according to a new report from the Law Commission. The independent body that advises government said misogyny should be treated in the same way as other discrimination when it is the motivation for a crime. Campaigners welcomed the proposal, including Labour MP …

The women’s struggles in Poland for the right to abortion

Today, 30 January 3 days after the ruling of the Constitutional Court came into force that enforces the near total ban of abortion in Poland, we want to again express our solidarity with all the women, men and gender non-conforming persons, young, old, migrants, non-migrants, queer, lesbian, gay, and all others that have come to …

Γυναικείες οργανώσεις αλληλέγγυες στην Μπεκατώρου – Ανακοινώσεις

  ΕΝΩΣΗ ΓΥΝΑΙΚΩΝ ΕΛΛΑΔΑΣ ΔΙΠΛΑ ΣΤΗ ΣΟΦΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΤΗΝ ΚΑΘΕ ΣΟΦΙΑ Η συγκλονιστική αποκάλυψη της Σοφίας Μπεκατώρου για τη σεξουαλική κακοποίηση που υπέστη ως νεαρή κοπέλα από υψηλόβαθμο και ενεργό μέχρι και σήμερα στέλεχος της Ελληνικής Ιστιοπλοΐκής Ομοσπονδίας, έχει προκαλέσει οργή και τεράστιο κύμα συμπαράστασης προς την Ολυμπιονίκη που βρήκε το κουράγιο και το ψυχικό …

Lisa Montgomery: US carries out first federal execution of a woman in nearly seven decades

Sent by Sissy Vovoy Lisa Montgomery pronounced dead on Wednesday morning after supreme court cleared path for her death A Kansas woman was executed early on Wednesday, the first time in nearly seven decades that the US government has put to death a female inmate. Lisa Montgomery, 52, was pronounced dead at 1.31am after receiving a lethal …

ASSANGE CASE: TEN YEARS OF PERSECUTION – PRESS FREEDOM UNDER SERIOUS ATTACK

STATEMENT by GAMAG EUROPE (GE) JULIAN ASSANGE CASE: TEN YEARS OF PERSECUTION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL TORTURE. PRESS FREEDOM UNDER SERIOUS ATTACK GAMAG Europe, the regional chapter of the Global Alliance for Media and Gender, welcomed on Monday the UK Court decision not to extradite Julian Assange to the United States of America in the most important …