Articles about 'international'

The F-Word stage blog: May 2017

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in May

Lissy Lovett // 10 May 2017

Categories: Blog

The United Ladies of Comedy

Maria Shehata has found out a lot about attitudes to comedy and to women whilst travelling the world and researching her upcoming documentary

Maria Shehata // 23 November 2015

Categories: Culture and Media, Features

When the Defenders are the Perpetrators – the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

Guest blogger Sheena Vasani assesses the recent Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict.

Sheena Vasani // 21 June 2014

Categories: Blog

DFID commits new money to tackling violence

An abridged version of this article was originally publised on Liberal Conspiracy. Update: A version of this post also appears on the No Women No Peace, ActionAid, and Mumsnet sites....

zohra // 29 November 2012

Categories: Blog

Abortion debate alert

I was pleased to see this recent piece from Mehdi Hasan talking about the ten things he had learned from trying to ‘debate’ abortion on Twitter. I also don’t think...

zohra // 30 October 2012

Categories: Blog

London Family Planning Summit report back

Following my last post on this, spent the day at the London Family Planning Summit yesterday as a blogger for The F Word. For those of you on twitter who...

zohra // 12 July 2012

Categories: Blog

Did the Tokyo Conference deliver for Afghan Women?

Trigger Warning. The same day that delegates from over 70 countries convened in Tokyo to discuss future aid to Afghanistan, Reuters released footage (trigger warning) of an unnamed 22 year...

zohra // 10 July 2012

Categories: Blog

Afghan women’s rights on the brink

Over ten years since we first entered Afghanistan, it remains true that it is one of the worst places to be a woman. 87% of women in Afghanistan experience some...

zohra // 6 July 2012

Categories: Blog

Sex, choice and control: what violence has to do with family planning

It’s sort of unbelievable that millions of women and girls around the world are having to have sex and bear children when they don’t want to. The UN and others...

zohra // 27 June 2012

Categories: Blog

“What if I take my problem to the United Nations?” UK Government’s record on human rights up for review

Charlotte Gage is a Policy Officer at the Women’s Resource Centre. She is working with a coalition of women’s and human rights organisations to raise the issues affecting women in...

Guest Blogger // 23 May 2012

Categories: Blog

Cedaw: what is it and how can we use it?

The international bill of rights for women is used internationally to push for equality. But it is a neglected tool in the UK. Charlotte Gage explains

Charlotte Gage // 29 June 2011

Categories: Politics and Current Affairs

New feature – Cedaw: what is it and how can we use it?

The international bill of rights for women is used internationally to push for equality. But it is a neglected tool in the UK. Charlotte Gage explains This year we have...

Jess McCabe //

Categories: Blog

Get Lippy – new project

ActionAid UK has launched a new project for International Women’s Day called ‘Get Lippy‘. Featuring video testimonials from women from around the world who are fighting for their rights, Get...

zohra // 21 February 2011

Categories: Blog

Global feminism(s)?

Feminists in the UK should be learning from women's activism in other countries, says Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones // 12 January 2011

Categories: Activism, Feminism

New feature: Global feminism(s)?

Feminists in the UK should be learning from women’s activism in other countries, says Sarah Jones Global connections With all the hype around the UN Millennium Development Goals Summit in...

Jess McCabe //

Categories: Blog

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