Stories about Women & Gender from November, 2022
Animal rights activists say this was not an isolated case, which sparked public outcry over the poor state of shelters and the mistreatment of animals.
‘I am not returning to this hell’: In the Russian North Caucasus, NGOs help victims of gender and LGBTQ+ violence to escape
NGOs in North Caucasus are buy tickets and provide other transport for people to escape violence, and assist with legal issues, housing, and medical needs. They need donations to continue.
Turkey marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women with disturbing femicide numbers
The number of femicides remain high, while existing protective measures lack effectiveness.
Despite harsh repression, the nationwide movement for freedom continues in Iran. Protesters have used creative ways in their resistance against the tyranny which shakes the authority of theocrats.
Jamaican social media users had a lot to say about an incident in which a man pulled a gun on an unhomed woman — and it's not what you might think.
There are fewer and fewer ways of continuing using global financial services for Russians, both at home and abroad, and the ordinary people are those who take the hardest hit.
‘We were born in a situation of hellish urgency’: How the Russian Feminist Anti-War Resistance Movement works
This grassroots, spontaneous movement has become the largest network in Russia for anti-war propaganda and assistance to refugees deported and persecuted by the authorities.
First Balkan female analog astronaut Martina Dimoska talks about Mars exploration and space experiments
Young scientist and innovator Martina Dimoska from North Macedonia shares her experience while participating in an analog space mission in North Dakota, USA.
Women of Purépecha and Amazigh descent fight for the land of their ancestors and everyone's climate
"I hate the dictatorship. I already suffered from it when I was young. I was frightened and would hide in my house if I heard people speaking Burmese."
Dumbell was a polestar, a place to call home for thousands of graduates from The Thora Dumbell School of Dance — her “girls,” as she called them.
Is the European Union applying a practical visa policy on Russia? Interview with activist Almut Rochowanski
We hear a lot of Ukrainian civil society voices, but these are elite voices. For Belarusians, their revolution is still ongoing. For European foreign policy experts, the uprising is over, and it failed.
The lingering atmosphere of crime and violence hovers over Jamaicans, who go about their daily routine with a sense of heaviness and dread.
Misdirected outrage over U.S. actress Lala Anthony wearing a Carnival costume for Halloween was pretty scary
"[Conflating] Carnival with this image culturally, essentially waters down all the other things that make up our Carnival that we do truly consider traditional and cultural."
Some conservative Czech politicians and elected officials are instrumentalizing the LGBTQ+ community, accusing it of imposing its "agenda," and are trying to take away their rights.