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Everyday feminism and its efficacy

This morning I have had a rather humbling moment.

Without going into too many details (as these details are not about my life!), I was speaking with a woman who approached me for some financial help. 751 more words

Agency

UN Women to highlight the unique barriers to treatment faced by women living with HIV/AIDS

Read about the pivotal International AIDS Society Conference in Vancouver, Canada from 19-22 July. Commissioned by UN Women, AVAC, initial findings from a new global review of the status of access to care and antiretroviral therapy (ART) for women living with HIV will be presented by the ATHENA network and Salamander Trust – see more at: … 16 more words

Equal Rights & Social Change

#beyondbinaries #5 Nthabiseng – Intersex and Genderqueer

#beyondbinaries #5 Nthabiseng. Intersex and Genderqueer. Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs.

Who are the people behind the hundreds of gender descriptor options on Facebook?

“I am an intersex and genderqueer Afrikan person. 427 more words

Identity

What Happened to Sandra Bland?

What can you do?

1. Sign this petition so the U.S. Department of Justice will take over the investigation.  The Sheriff in Waller County TX has previously been fired for racist actions and the… 451 more words

Feminism

does he understand?

It interests me to know whether my rapist understands that he raped me. Partly just because I am a curious literature student who likes to try and understand people’s perspectives, but partly because it massively changes how I feel about the situation. 444 more words

Rape

From Cameroon to Pakistan – Empowering female victims of torture and rape

Every day and across the globe, women and girls are tortured and ill-treated. For some, rape is part of their ordeal and their rehabilitation path is often solitary, while governments, communities and families struggle to respond to their needs. 541 more words

Torture

Female foeticide, India's 'ticking bomb'

Female foeticide, India’s ‘ticking bomb’

A deep-seated cultural preference for boys is skewing India’s sex ratio and making slaves of women.

Bibipur, India – The jubilant young man’s arrival brought an abrupt halt to the card game contested by the turbaned group sitting under the tree. 958 more words

Female Feticide