Why women are increasingly at the mercy of the Ebola outbreak

Across Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone women continue to be infected and killed by Ebola at devastatingly high rates. The reasons behind this are largely recognised; gender roles, understandings and practices lay at the heart. Surprisingly, these are not so detached from those we face in the ‘West’. Although gender dynamics continue to position women …

EL Statement: Withdrawal of spanish draft abortion law in Spain

The EL celebrates the feminist mobilizations, which has won the battle against the reactionary project of abortion law of the Spanish right government The Party of the European Left (EL) congratulates to the feminist movement and to all the organizations, and parties of the European Left, especially the PCE and Izquierda Unida, for the victory …

Προϊόντα για τη γυναικεία υγιεινή και την αειφόρο ανάπτυξη.

Eco Femme is a global women’s empowerment initiative. They promote and revitalize menstrual practices that are healthy, dignified, affordable and eco positive. Eco Femme was founded by Kathy Walkling, Jessamijn Miedema, Anita Budhraja, and Anbu Sironmani at Auroville in 2010. Kathy Walking, co founder, pens down the journey of Eco Femme. The Initial Days: In 2010, …

40% of women with severe mental illness are victims of rape or attempted rape

Women with severe mental illness are up to five times more likely than the general population to be victims of sexual assault and two to three times more likely to suffer domestic violence, reveals new research led by UCL and King’s College London funded by the Medical Research Council and the Big Lottery. The study …