Articles about 'war'

We must give a voice to the victims of rape in war

We must not forget the children born of rape during war nor the mothers who bore them, writes Lejla Damon

Guest Blogger // 14 July 2018

Categories: Blog

War stories

Huma Munshi is viscerally moved by the depiction of the effects of war in a new play at the Royal Court in London

Huma Munshi // 6 December 2017

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Wonder Woman wouldn’t fight for the IDF

Andrea Marks-Joseph responds to the mainstream feminist movement's reaction to the 2017 Wonder Woman film

Andrea Marks-Joseph // 12 July 2017

Categories: Features, Films, Politics and Current Affairs

Ms Hoyle transcends gender

Mary Paterson is thrilled by the opposition to the patriarchy evident in the anti-drag show The Prime of Ms David Hoyle

Mary Paterson // 3 October 2016

Categories: Art, Reviews, Theatre

The F-Word stage blog: July 2016

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

Lissy Lovett // 15 July 2016

Categories: Blog

Military monologues

Mattie Lacey-Davidson finds the seven monologues created from the stories of real US servicewomen intense and impactful, recommending The Lonely Soldier Monologues for its important messages

Mattie Lacey-Davidson // 4 June 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Congolese women activists shut out of event at Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

An open letter to William Hague from the Bradford Congo Campaign

Laura // 16 June 2014

Categories: Blog

Peace, war and defence – all are feminist issues

This is a guest post by Jessica Metheringham about why the peace movement is as necessary today as it's always been - and why feminists should care.

Guest Blogger // 26 March 2014

Categories: Blog

New review: Game of Thrones

Some female characters can survive in the patriarchal world of Game of Thrones but that doesn’t make it feminist, contends Rebekah Owens. Is Game of Thrones – the television series...

Holly Combe // 27 December 2013

Categories: Blog

A fantasy of female subjugation

Some female characters can survive in the patriarchal world of Game of Thrones but that doesn't make it feminist, contends Rebekah Owens

Rebekah Owens //

Categories: Reviews, Television

Afghan refugee women in Pakistan: the invisible causalities of the war in Afghanistan

Mahwash Bhimjee highlights the difficulties faced by Afghan refugee women in Pakistan, who will lose their refugee status in June of this year

No Women No Peace // 28 March 2013

Categories: Blog

Where did I learn about freedom?

Noorjahan Akbar speaks out against the assumption that she must have learnt about freedom from America, rather than her home country of Afghanistan

No Women No Peace // 24 March 2013

Categories: Blog

Support Afghanistan’s human rights heroines

When you read about Afghan women, it's usually as victims. But there's another side to the story. Jawed Nader of the British and Irish Agencies Afghanistan Group (BAAG) says Afghan human rights heroines are risking their lives to stand up for their rights - and they need international support

No Women No Peace // 18 March 2013

Categories: Blog

A voice of liberation

Tabasum Wolayat speaks out against foreign stereotyping of Afghan women

No Women No Peace // 11 March 2013

Categories: Blog

No women, no peace.

Chitra Nagarajan and Rhiannon Redpath introduce the No women, no peace. campaign with a brief overview of women's rights in Afghanistan

Guest Blogger // 7 March 2013

Categories: Blog

Women of the Revolution: A vox pop project

Holly shares the details from a press release by the Thomson Reuters Foundation about their launch of a Vox Pop project featuring interviews with 25 women in post-Arab Spring countries

Holly Combe // 30 January 2013

Categories: Blog

Run for Congo Women 11 September

A 5k run is to be held in Hyde Park on 11 September to raise vital funds to support women in the Democratic Republic of Congo -dubbed the “rape capital...

Holly Combe // 30 July 2011

Categories: Blog

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