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One woman’s victory against a mining giant in Peru

Máxima Acuña has just won the Goldman Prize for her resistance against a gold mine – but why are women’s bodies on the frontlines of resistance to extractivism? asks Sian Cowman.

Filed in: Environment Mining Pollution Women

Tentative steps forward for Muslim women’s rights

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports some good news from India.

Filed in: India Law Religion Women

Faith and Gender Justice

It’s clear that we will not achieve gender equality unless we work positively with faith communities, including with men and boys, writes Helen Dennis.

Filed in: Women

Five years of Syrian crisis hits women hard

Tabitha Ross describes how the conflict is affecting women exposed to gender-based violence.

Filed in: Lebanon Syria Violence Women

Worse than fiction: discrimination against women

Too often our legal system privileges the status quo instead of protecting the vulnerable, writes Brian Loffler.

Filed in: Australia Women

Mail-order abortion from India

An Indian entrepreneur has a solution for some of the 21.6 million women who resort to unsafe abortions every year, writes Cristiana Moisescu.

Filed in: Women

Swimming against the tide

A Palestinian organization is working to prevent gender-based violence in the Occupied Territories, Michaela Whitton reports.

Filed in: Men Palestine Women

Reflections at the start of the year

One always hopes for the best, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes looking toward 2016.

Filed in: India Violence Women

Colombia’s peace requires disarming manhood, not just men

Realizing peace means tackling the structural dimensions of different sources of violence, argues Leonardo Goi.

Filed in: Colombia Women

Breaking the silence on sexual violence

Arab women are speaking out, reports Inna Michaeli.

Filed in: Israel Middle East Violence Women

Fighting for a life free from fear

Guadalupe Cortés talks to women in El Salvador who are tackling male violence in gang territories.

Filed in: El Salvador Violence Women

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