The feminist group INSOMNIA took another action in Paris on the occasion of the risk of losing abortion rights in France.
“Mustang”, a movie about young girls’ oppression in Turkey, has been nominated for the Oscars in the category “Best Foreign Language Film”. An interview with its director, Deniz Gamze Ergüven
The feminist group INSOMNIA took a remarkable action in Paris on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Feminist activists in Greece have formed a movement to fight against patriarchy: No Tolerance!
UPDATE: Jacqueline is now free! - 28/12/16 After 14 months of hard work and campaigning run by feminist in France, Jacqueline Sauvage will finally be freed! Jacqueline was condemned to 10 years in prison on 10th of October 2014. Feminists protested and created a petition for Hollande to grant his forgiveness, which was signed almost 400.000 … Continue reading Free Jacqueline Sauvage and make her case an example for violence against women law to pass in France!
25/11/2014 Rafael Trujillo was one of the cruelest dictators in the history of South America. In 1931, he was elected President of the Dominican Republic by public vote after a military coup. Over the years of his dictatorship, he refused to step down from his throne and ruled over the country for 31 years. The … Continue reading Three women who defeated a dictator: The Mirabal sisters
10/10/2015 99 people are reported dead after the bombing that occurred at a peace rally in Ankara, Turkey. [The number has increased to 109.] Saturday, 10th of October, “Peace, Labor and Democracy” rally was organized by many unions, civil society organizations and non-governmental organizations. The rally was a response to the ongoing war between Turkish … Continue reading Who would bomb a rally organized for peace in Turkey?
16/09/2015 Well-behaved vs. misbehaved feminists: FEMEN This Saturday, 12th of September, FEMEN organized a protest at a Muslim Conference: “The women at honor”. Only 1 of the 10 speakers of this women themed conference was a woman, and there were cooking shows and Islamic women’s clothing fashion parades. Two FEMEN activists participated at the speech … Continue reading The excluded ‘misbehaved’ feminists: FEMEN
The woman who ran a marathon with blood running down her legs: Kiran Gandi Most of us women bleed each month. The unfertilized eggs from our womb leave our body so that our womb refreshes itself for the next reproduction cycle. So that we can give birth to life. It’s not sacred, or holy, it’s … Continue reading The woman who ran a marathon with blood running down her legs: Kiran Gandi
If anybody asks, you can say that they were children who went to death with their toys This was one of the signs from the protest done for Suruç Massacre where 33 young people were murdered with a suicide bombing of DAESH, carried in İstanbul: “If anybody asks, you can say that they were children … Continue reading If anybody asks, you can say that they were children who went to death with their toys