Domestic Violence Cases Surge During COVID-19 Epidemic

17/3/2020 Sent by Aleka Makri On Feb. 11, Xiao Li received a distressing call from a 12-year-old crying for help. The child was wandering the deserted streets of their hometown in the central Henan province with his mother and 7-year-old sister. Their father had physically abused their mother and then kicked them out of the …

International Women’s Day 2020 – March 8

8/3/2020 Article by WUNRN 2020 THEME: “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights” Leveraging the 2020 International Women’s Day theme, “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”, the UN commemoration will celebrate change-makers of all ages and genders. International Women’s Day 2020 Campaign Theme: #EachforEqual An equal world is an enabled world.Individually, we’re all responsible for …

‘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 …

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 …