Women’s rights
Egyptian man sentenced for sexual offenses in case that sparked nationwide movement

Allegations against Ahmed Bassam Zaki were first brought to light by the whistleblower account ‘Assault Police’ on Instagram and Twitter, and included heinous crimes like child molestation, sexual assault and rape

As protests continue, Polish government takes a step back in implementing anti-abortion law

Women’s groups and progressive sections are continuing to hold massive protests across Poland against the anti-abortion ruling by the country’s constitutional court.

“The fight for abortion has been the struggle of Polish women for generations”

Last week’s ruling in the Constitutional Court placing further restrictions on abortion access in Poland sent a shockwave through society and brought tens of thousands on to the streets in protest

Protests in Poland continue against the recent court ban on abortions

Protesters pointed out that the judgement is another step towards transforming Poland as per the whims of the conservative sections in the country

Polish abortion rights protests Massive protests continue in Poland after court ban on abortions in case of fetal defects

The Polish constitutional court has ruled that abortions in the case of foetal defects are unconstitutional. The ruling has been supported by conservative right-wing sections in the country

Saudi imprisoned activist Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul’s health deteriorates following hunger strike

Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul launched a hunger strike last week after she was not allowed to meet her family members. Following the strike, she was allowed to do so but her health has declined

Understand the circumstances in which abortion is legal in Brazil

Ending a pregnancy in case of sexual abuse or when the woman’s life is at risk, has been the law of the land since 1940

The lessons of South Africa’s 1956 Women’s March resonate to this day

On August 9, 1956, nearly 20,000 women marched in South Africa against apartheid-era Pass Laws. The struggles they waged and the demands they raised are especially relevant today

Abortion in umbria-Italy Italian communists protest restrictions on abortions introduced by Umbrian regional government

The Umbrian regional government of the conservative League party has announced that women will no longer be able to access pharmacological abortions in day hospitals or at home and will have to be hospitalized for three days to avail the procedure

COVID-19 Has Exposed Collapse of American Dream: V

As the world struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic and distancing becomes the new normal, loneliness and the lack of touch has emerged as one of the greatest losses, says activist and playwright V

Against the rise of the right, women mobilize!

We take a look at the mobilizations that took place in different countries across the world on International Working Women’s Day 2020.

Change that comes from women: female leadership at the forefront of social struggles

Women’s presence in social movements has never been so consistent and more and more, they are in the frontlines

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