Gender based violence
Mexico police shoots at anti-femicide protest in Cancún

Three reporters were injured because of police violence, one of them suffering bullet wounds.

Feminists march in Mexico City to demand legal right to abortion

Apart from the capital Mexico City and southern province of Oaxaca, in the rest of the country, abortion is illegal.

Massive protests against gender-based violence in Nigeria force government to take measures

The cabinet has called on all state governments to implement Violence against Persons Prohibition Act (VAPPA), 2015, a key demand of protesters. The parliament’s upper house also pushed legislation for protection of victims from stigma.

Spike in gender-based violence during quarantine in Latin America and the Caribbean

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

Pakistan passes Zainab Alert Bill to fight child abuse

Two years after the murder and rape of a minor girl rocked Pakistan, its legislative assembly has introduced a law to prevent criminal activities against children

Millions mobilize across Latin America for International Working Women’s Day

This years mobilization was one of the largest yet which saw millions across the continent on the streets demanding justice, rights and equality

Portugal women's protest against femicide_violence against women Portuguese women protests rise in violence against women

Major events were organized in the cities of Lisbon, Porto, Braga, and Coimbra by the March 8 Network in Portugal

Women's protest in Iraq Hundreds of thousands take part in ‘million-women march’ in Iraq

The protests took place after well-known Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called for gender segregation at the anti-government protests

2019 Feminist and LGBTQ+ struggles No revolution without gender justice

In this year-ender, we take a look at the prominent feminist and gender justice struggles from across the globe.

[In Photos] “There is no free homeland, without women’s freedom”

Thousands of Palestinian women mobilized in towns and cities across Palestine to demonstrate against patriarchal and colonial violence

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We also report on the women’ march in Palestine against gender based violence. 

Palestinian women to march against gender-based 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

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