Global call for action to end worldwide discrimination and abuse of women journalists

Dozens of delegates at the IFJ’s gender council conference – from Asia to the Americas and Europe to the Middle East – have issued a global call for action to address the violence, poverty and discrimination faced by women worldwide. Meeting in Santander, Spain on 25 and 26 May, delegates condemned: The violence and harassment …

Israeli conscientious objector Atalya Ben Abba in Athens-feminist antimilitarist meeting

Presentation Sissy Vovou In May 10, Atalya ben Abba was invited to Athens by the feminist organisation TO MOV (tomov.gr) for a public meeting with the main aim to highlight the occupation of Palestine by the israeli state and to stand against it through the words of resistance in Israel.  Here is a video-interview, and …

Five Reasons Migration Is a Feminist Issue

The needs of women and girl migrants are falling through the cracks. Izdihar, a Syrian refugee in Jordan. © UNFPA Jordan/Sima Diab UNFPA-April 9, 2018 – UNITED NATIONS, New York – International leaders are convening at United Nations Headquarters, New York, to discuss the critical issue of migration and human mobility, a megatrend that is reshaping the global landscape. …

Saudi Arabia – Women Use Vibrant Twitter Activism for Rights

Saudi Arabia – Women Use Vibrant Twitter Activism for Rights Millions of women embrace social network to push for social reforms including abolition of system of male dominion By Liz Ford – March 28, 2018-The guardian  Women in Saudi Arabia are riding a “Twitter wave” of activism that they hope will lead to the abolition of a …

CALL FOR ACTION: 24 Hours of Feminist Solidarity Action around the world

On Tuesday 24th April, between 12:00-13:00 join us in taking a solidarity action. You can do a demonstration; you can write a message… just take a photo or record a video and share with us using our facebook or email https://www.facebook.com/marchemondialedesfemmes/info@marchemondiale.org Five years have now passed since more than 1,000 women died and many others …