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What happened in August 2021?

South Kurdistan: Yazidi women who were detained by IS seven years ago are still fighting for justice. The Iraqi government passed legislation that qualifies IS’s treatment of Yazidis as genocide. The Yazidi Female Survivor Law, meanwhile, demands the Iraqi government to compensate Yazidi female IS survivors. Afghanistan: Since the Taliban retook control in Afghanistan, women […]

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Influential Ecofeminists

Written by Juliette Roussel Françoise d’Eaubonne (France) Françoise d’Eaubonne is a very important figure of feminist movements in France. She was born in 1920 and died in 2005. First, she’s well known as a talented self-taught roman writer since she stopped her education at the baccalaureate. During the Second World War, she joined the Resistance […]

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What happened in July 2021?

Ukraine: Female soldiers are forced to march in heels instead of military boots for a military parade happening on the 24t of August. This decision caused a lot of discontents and many people were expecting apologies. Spain: All non-consensual sex is now defined as rape and street harassment became a crime. They also have the […]

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Hortensia Mi Kafchin – Self Fulfilling Prophecy

Hortensia Mi Kafchin’s art is a universe filled with the magic of fantasies. She dreams. She often says that she “is her art,” understanding that her creative endeavors keep her alive. She adapts to the hostile gender norms environment by dreaming and taking long journeys into the imagination, which she records in thousands of drawings. […]

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My Mom was right, a story on microaggressions and addressing my own privilege

Article by Zoé Drawing by Dionne On legal prohibitions and the so-called “Reverse racism”  Sometimes, your thoughts appear to meet at a cosmic intersection, everything coinciding and suddenly unlocking another level of understanding about your reality. In this three-part story, I share my perception of denied racism in France, the country I grew up in. […]

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Why is Pride a protest?

HISTORY OF PRIDE Pride started as a protest against police harassment towards the LGBTQ+ community, in New York City (NYC). The origin of pride is the famous “Stonewall riots” in reference to Stonewall Inn where the uprising happened on June 28, 1969, in NYC. At this period, homosexual relations were only legal in Illinois, USA. […]