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.
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
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
This years mobilization was one of the largest yet which saw millions across the continent on the streets demanding justice, rights and equality
Major events were organized in the cities of Lisbon, Porto, Braga, and Coimbra by the March 8 Network in Portugal
The protests took place after well-known Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called for gender segregation at the anti-government protests
In this year-ender, we take a look at the prominent feminist and gender justice struggles from across the globe.
Thousands of Palestinian women mobilized in towns and cities across Palestine to demonstrate against patriarchal and colonial violence
We also report on the women’ march in Palestine 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
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.
Thousands of Peruvians took to the streets in different cities across the country in response to the alarming number of femicides.