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Women

Texas law triggers US-wide attack on abortion rights

Texas has become the testing ground for a new approach to the nearly 50 year-long battle over abortion rights in the United States. Read more...

Afghanistan: Women show the way against fundamentalist reaction

Afghan women are leading the way in organising anti-Taliban protests in Kabul and other parts of Afghanistan. They are doing what US and allied occupying forces failed to do: stand up to the Taliban. Read more...

Femicide in Austria

Austria is one of the few EU countries where regularly more women are killed than men. In 2017, it was the only one. But what does this different profile of female homicides tell us? Read more...

We will not be Silenced: Solidarity with Pakistan's Women's Movement

In Pakistan, violence against women and rape cases doubled in the last six months of 2020, cases of child abuse even tripled. Read more...

International Women’s Day, 2021

2020 will long be remembered for the enormous scale of the public health, economic and social crisis triggered by Covid19. Read more...

Poland: Mass protests and strikes against abortion ban

For days, thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets in Poland. Their signs and banners read: "They have blood on their robes", "Protect the women", "Fuck off" and "This is war". Read more...

Hypocrisy and fundamentalism: the attacks on women's rights in post-coup Brazil

On 27 August 2020, the Bolsonaro government carried out yet another vicious attack on women's rights. Read more...

Women’s Oppression: the dual burden of the Corona-Heroines

Internationally, women make up 70 percent of the staff in social and care professions. Read more...

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