FILMS Thelma and Louise – Ridley Scott – 1991 – USA During summer, we don’t all have the chance to travel but we might have some time to watch some great feminist films allowing us to travel through memorable films. Thelma and Louise is unquestionably a classic for a comforting and humorous tour through the […]
What happened in January 2022?
Spain: For the first time in Western Europe, local governments in Gerona, Catalunya, began to provide menstruation leave to employees who were experiencing discomfort during their periods. The new idea was also adopted by other Catalan municipalities. Philippines: A new law bans child marriage which becomes punishable by 12 years of prison. In the Philippines […]
What happened in December 2021?
Poland: The government is planning to install a registration of the pregnancies in the country supposedly to report the number of miscarriages but in reality, it is a big threat to women’s rights because it will enable them to target clandestine abortions. It is a major issue because if clandestine abortions are already very dangerous […]
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Today, we invite you to discuss sexual and reproductive health from an intersectional feminist perspective. By sexual and reproductive health we mean having access to good information on sexual practices, freedom of choice for everyone regarding one’s sexuality and body, access to abortion, or care during pregnancy and childbirth. Undoubtedly, we must keep in […]
What happened in November 2021?
Beach handball: the bikini will no longer be mandatory for women players. In the last months, there have been a lot of discussions around the sexualisation of women in sports because of the very unequal clothes rules that can be found in the beach handball regulations for instance. DRC: Women have to raise funds to […]
What happened in October 2021?
Iran: Iranian women were allowed back into stadiums after two years on the occasion of the national team’s match versus South Korea. The restriction was enacted after 1979 to protect women from the actions of men. France: In Paris, at the Invalides, the organisation OSA (Objectif Sport Adapté) organised a fashion show with 16 amputee […]