Stories about Women & Gender from December, 2013
Messages from the calendar include "Gender equality is not a threat to family," and “No always means No! Nakedness is not a substitute for consent.”
This post is part of our series on gender and sexuality in Latin America and the Caribbean in collaboration with North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA). Despite the low salaries and the...
Darayya's Free Women have engaged in numerous protests and initiatives since the beginning of the Syrian uprising, in the spring of 2011. Today, they work from exile - and prison.
In this second part of an interview with scholar and blogger Coral Herrera we discuss the struggle for gender equality in Latin America and the road that remains before us.
Caribbean netizens are celebrating the victory of Jamaica's Tessanne Chin on the popular music reality show, The Voice - as well they should be - their votes helped her win!
Global Voices interviews Anita Haidary, an Afghan women's rights activists and co-founder of an organization that works to empower women across Afghanistan.
These interviews, together with beautiful photos, are from a digital fortnightly magazine that tells the story and the creative process of Brazilians who love what they do.
Coral Herrera is a blogger and an expert in gender relations, specifically regarding the construction of romantic love. Author Laura Vidal interviews Herrera for this two part series.
Svetlana Anokhina—a 50-year-old journalist, writer, and community manager from Makhachkala, Dagestan—is as personable and undoubtedly real as netizens get.
"I want to use this beautiful life that I have...to send out my strong vote of protest against the dowry system that we still shamelessly and silently follow."
Is vagina knitting art? It is not your everyday discussion in Australia.
Famous Chinese film director Zhang Yimou has become a new target of public attack against the privileges who breach the law to have extra kids.
From 25th November - 10th December, take part in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign, organized by Take Back the Tech.