Feminists and women’s rights activists across the region say that women are at greater risk and urge the governments to step up measures to address all forms of gender-based violence
We take a look at the mobilizations that took place in different countries across the world on International Working Women’s Day 2020.
We will also report on the anti-femicide protests in Mexico, and the protests by indigenous peoples in Ecuador.
Major events were organized in the cities of Lisbon, Porto, Braga, and Coimbra by the March 8 Network in Portugal
# NousToutes marches were held across France on the occasion of the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women
Thousands of Palestinian women mobilized in towns and cities across Palestine to demonstrate against patriarchal and colonial violence
Women across Palestine and the diaspora will stage a march on September 26 to assert that the struggle of women is intrinsic to the broader struggle for the liberation of Palestine
Movements have intensified demands for the implementation of the Law on Comprehensive Sexual Education (ESI), the approval of the Emergency Law on Gender based Violence, among others.
The massive demonstrations were in response to several high-profile rape cases wherein the perpetrators were police officers
So far in 2019, over 105 cases of femicides have been registered in Peru
Protesters demanded an end to gender-based violence, the approval of the new bill to legalize abortion and the implementation of the sexual education law