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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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What‌ ‌happened‌ ‌in‌ September‌ 2021?‌

Mexico:  Abortion has been decriminalised after that the Mexican Supreme Court declared it hybride punishment for abortions unconstitutional.  The statue of Christopher Columbus in Mexico City will be replaced by one of an indigeneous woman because the mayor Claudia Sheinbaum says that she doesn’t want to forget the history around Christopher Columbus but that she […]

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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 […]