Jalila Haider was detained by the Pakistani Federal Investigation Agency at the Lahore airport on January 20 for alleged anti-state activism and she was barred from traveling outside the country
The 12th National Conference of the All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) took place in Mumbai from 27-30 December, 2019.
Women, queer people and gender dissidents from across the globe took part in the annual encounter to engage in workshops, discussions and mobilizations
The communicators collective describes the importance of this Encounter in the current context of Latin America and the power of the feminist movement
The bill legalizing abortion was passed by state legislature in New South Wales, the last remaining Australian state where it was criminalized
Oaxaca is the second state after the capital Mexico City to decriminalize elective abortions
The proposal to decriminalize abortion in cases of rape was defeated in Ecuador’s National Assembly after it obtained only 65 votes as opposed to the mandatory 70
Hundreds protested in Lebanon demanding the right for Lebanese women to pass on their citizenship to their children.
In an exclusive interview to Peoples Dispatch, Radha Gyawali, a central committee member of the Nepal Communist Party talks about the women’s liberation movement in Nepal.
The National Campaign for the Right to Legal, Safe and Free Abortion will present – for the eighth time – a fresh draft of the bill for the Voluntary Termination of Pregnancy (IVE) before the House of Representatives
Women all across India have been protesting against the Supreme Court’s decision to declare the Chief Justice, Ranjan Gogoi, innocent in a case of sexual harassment without a fair and thorough investigation.
Sanam Amin from the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law, and Development (APWLD) talked to Peoples Dispatch about the discussions that took place at this year’s session of United Nations Commission on Status of Women.