Por Françoise Girard “Estamos mais ou menos acostumadas com esse novo modelo, onde não há financiamento”, disse Sueli Carneiro, do grupo feminista negro Geledés, quando encontrei com ela e com suas colegas em São Paulo há algumas semanas. “Os grupos es …
Bárbara Lopes, a journalist, blogger, and member of Blogueiras Feministas, speaks about how the blog has filled a demand for feminist voices online and in the media.
Maria José “Zeca” Rosado of CDD-Brazil speaks about the younger generations of Brazilian women who are more likely to identify as both Catholic and pro-choice, even as the Vatican and Church leaders continue to speak out against women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Guacira Oliveria of Centro Feminista de Estudos e Assessoria in Brazil speaks about the challenges of advocating for women’s and human rights in a newly conservative political climate.
The letter emphasized that the overly restrictive interpretation of the Helms amendment remains a barrier between women and critical, often-lifesaving health care.
Blogueiras Feministas (“Feminist Bloggers”) began as an online discussion group in 2010 and has grown to a highly visible blog with more than 1,000 bloggers, digital activists, and journalists contributing. It has become a common platform for participa …
The song “Nerea” by the boy band Sauti Sol has caused a major firestorm in Kenya because it shames women and stigmatizes abortion. But can something good come out of the dialogue it has provoked?
In a time when funding for women’s rights groups in Brazil has dried up, organizations are turning to online activism, public events, and art to continue their work.
Activists in Latin America are mobilizing and demanding action from policymakers to address gender-based violence after a recent rash of femicides.
Next week, governments, NGOs, and business leaders will meet to hammer out funding for the Sustainable Development Goals, the strongest global consensus on recognizing women’s rights and addressing the causes of gender inequality and poverty.