by Laura Saxer
Here, another post about women shoutingback through music. Sonita is an 18 year old female rapper from Afghanistan. With her music she is fighting against child marriage, something that she managed to escape from.
by Jenn Warren
During the Malmo University Communication for Development Voice and Matter Conference that took place from 17-20 September 2014, Andrea Cornwall told the story of the influential sex workers’ collective in India, Veshya Anyay Mukti Parishad (VAMP), the initiative Save Us From Saviours, and their video responses to the sensational and derogatory VICE film “Prostitutes of God” in 2010 .
shared by Eleni Maria Rozali
When women lead, the world changes.
UN Women created this PSA about women’s political participation and leadership, with actor Meghan Markle from the USA series, Suits.
“Today less than one-quarter of the world’s leaders are women. We need more because, when women lead, the world changes. We’re working to create a world where women lead.”
Feminist or “feminazi”?
by Eleni Maria Rozali
Surely you have read about the recent toxic debate: a high-flying barrister, Charlotte Proudman, accused a solicitor of sexism for complimenting her profile pic on LinkedIn, who then took to Twitter exposing him for his comments. This is when trouble began… The barrister was branded a “feminazi”, she was trolled on social media for “shaming the feminist movement” and was told her career would be ruined for “outing” a colleague.