Stories about Women & Gender from January, 2021
Mozambican football back in action with the debut of all-women referee trio
Known as Moçambola, Mozambique's main professional football league restarted on 16 January after 10 months' suspension due to the pandemic.
Famed Serbian film director arrested after former students accuse him of rape
The scandal has captured the Balkans' social media conversation in recent weeks.
Why can't women be marriage registrars in Bangladesh?
A recent court rule in Bangladesh denying women to be marriage registrars has sparked heated debates as women and human rights activists question the basis of the judgement.
Inside Argentina’s ‘green tide’ of feminist activism for the right to legal abortion
It's impossible to explain with words what it was like to live with the anxiety of waiting ... the fear that the bill could be rejected.
Anti-rights Wiki: An investigation into the conservative lobby in Latin America
Investigative project by four digital media platforms from Ecuador and Guatemala collects data on “pro-life” groups.
2020: The year of feminist struggles and political resistance in Latin America
The year 2020 was marked by the role of feminist and social movements in helping bring about immense political changes in Latin America and the Caribbean despite the COVID-19 pandemic.