Femicide
“You strike a woman, you strike a rock!”

Across the world, women took to the streets for International Working Women’s Day to demand dignity, equality, and freedom

Outrage in Bolivia following femicide of two teenagers

The recent femicide of two teenage girls by a serial offender, released irregularly in 2019, sparked outrage in Bolivia. Hundreds took to streets demanding an end to violence and impunity for crimes against women due to judicial corruption

Widespread outrage in Ireland over femicide of Ashling Murphy

The 23-year-old primary school teacher was murdered while she was jogging on the canal walkway near Tullamore in County Offaly

Thousands rally for labour protections, public services in South Korea and other stories

Today we look at the 2022 People’s Rally against inequality in South Korea, the killing of 23 year old Ashling Murphy in Ireland, and more

Thousands protest on Canada Day amid discoveries of unmarked graves and other stories

Today we look at the protests held on Canada Day following the discovery of unmarked graves, the legalization of abortion in Hidalgo, Mexico, and more

Women protest Turkey’s withdrawal from Istanbul convention 

The conservative government in Turkey led by AKP officially withdrew from the convention which demands signatories make legal and institutional arrangements for protecting women and achieving gender equality

Palestinian boy killed during Israeli raids in the Occupied Territories and other stories

Today we look at the killing of a Palestinian boy in a raid by Israeli forces, protests against femicides in Puerto Rico, and more

Protests in Honduras against police killing of Keyla Martínez

Protests continue days following the brutal femicide of nursing student Keyla Martínez at the hands of police in Intibucá

Protests continue in Honduras following femicide of nursing student in police station

Keyla Martínez was killed in police custody after being detained for allegedly violating curfew restrictions in the northwestern Honduran city of La Esperanza

Honduras Women's Day - abortion rights Honduran women mobilize against attacks on their rights and an increase in violence

Abortion is illegal in Honduras in all circumstances. According to the UN, between 51,000 and 82,000 abortions are performed in unsafe and clandestine conditions in the country each year

2021 begins with more assassinations in Colombia

In the first four days of this year, two social leaders and two former combatants of the FARC have been assassinated in Colombia

Feminist organizations demand abortion rights in Dominican Republic

During his election campaign, newly elected President Luis Abinader promised to support abortion rights. However, the president of the chamber of deputies from Abinader’s party proposed to draft a new penal code without including them

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