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How can Saudi Arabia be elected to a UN women’s rights commission?

It’s no joke that the country could even be considered for a position to uphold women’s rights, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia Women

The laws won’t work.

There is no country in the world that has a proud history of men making great laws about women’s bodies, writes Kate Smurthwaite.

Filed in: Women

The fight for Latin America’s ‘invisible’ indigenous women

We need to do more to empower the indigenous women of Latin America, if we’re serious about leaving no one behind, Sophie Richmond writes.

Filed in: Latin America Women

What political dynamics lead to domestic violence legislation being implemented?

Women’s movements must continue their struggle to improve enforcement, writes Dr Eleni Sifaki.

Filed in: Women

Erasing women in Mexico

Women are jailed for miscarriages, yet male spouses who’ve murdered walk free. Tamara Pearson reports.

Filed in: Mexico Women

A word with Naseema Assada

Lydia Noon talks to the Saudi women’s rights activist about guardianship, Twitter hashtags, and suing the government.

Filed in: Human Rights Saudi Arabia Women

Sexism A and sexism B

There’s accidental sexism, and then there’s persistent misogyny, writes Kate Smurthwaite.

Filed in: Society Women

The Triple Talaq

Many Indian Muslim women have had enough, challenging the men who walk the corridors of power in their mosques and madrasas, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes.

Filed in: India Women

Trumping democracy

How can any women, any American woman vote for Trump? Mari Marcel Thekaekara asks.

Filed in: United States Women

Toxic masculinity: what changed?

Pride in trivialising sexual violence needs to stop, now, writes Kate Smurthwaite.

Filed in: Feminism Women

Ethiopia’s young men: Between hope and a hard place

In an attempt to improve women’s lives, this east African country is leaving young men behind, writes Nikki van der Gaag.

Filed in: Children Ethiopia Men Women

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