Stories about Women & Gender from November, 2014
Marita Seara, blogging for Voces Visibles, invites us to reflect on the suffering of women sexually subdued during armed conflicts. The author recommends us to watch the documentary The war...
A woman in Farah province, Afghanistan, has shot to fame after she avenged the death of her son and fired on Taliban militants from the checkpoint where he was killed.
Meet the girls of Gangyap, who are national level champions in basketball, a sport that was foreign in their remote mountainous village until recently.
During the campaign we will publish stories, debates and conversations from social media around the world.
As Turkish Women Struggle for Freedom from Violence, Their President Tells Them: Give up on Equality
2014 has been another horrendous year for violence against women in Turkey. In this context, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's suggestion women should seek "equivalence" instead of equality has disappointed many.
Two female students accuse University of São Paulo's medical college of pressuring them to not report the incidents to protect the school's reputation.
Internet users have hotly debated Hollaback!'s video, arguing intensely (and often aggressively) about the meaning of harassment and discrimination.Недавно движение Hollaback выложило в Youtube видео, в котором в очередной раз...
After police announced they had found the women's bodies, Twitter users expressed their grief over the sad news.
Mujeres construyendo (Women building) reports about the Campaign Beijing+20 de UN, a small contribution in the fight against gender-based violence. Violence against women isn't just about physical violence, but sexual...
Social networking sites are abuzz with pictures of female Peshmergas. However, there are dozens of examples which illustrate women fighters are not new, but have existed within Kurdish communities historically.
Social media outcry prompted Brazilian officials to deny his visa. Blanc has advocated violent and sexist approaches to dating, even writing on Twitter, "Don't worry. I only abuse women."
Most recently, the misogynistic ideas of some of Jamaica's leading men, in both the public and private sectors, has entered the public spotlight.
Bangladesh's Hijra community won recognition as a separate gender identity last year, and photo captured them as they took to the streets in colourful style to celebrate the anniversary.
Marita Seara Fernández, who blogs on Mujeres construyendo (Women building), calls for the empowerment of rural woman and explains that according to Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations...
Marita Seara, who blogs for Voces Visibles (Visibles voices), invites us to reflect on the discrimination that affects girls and teenagers — access to education — and the need of...
Arely Torres-Miranda, blogging for Mujeres construyendo (Women building), questions the misogyny and the chauvinism that exist within Mexican political parties, something they all have in common across the board: former...
Global Voices continues its conversation with the show's librettist, Caitlyn Kamminga, and its composer, Dominique Le Gendre.
Quechua-Speaking Bolivian Woman, Denied an Interpreter for Years, Sentenced to Life in Prison in Argentina
Reina Maraz, who barely speaks or understands Spanish, was earlier convicted of the murder of her husband.