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Two female scientists make history in more ways than one: Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna, shared the Nobel Prize in chemistry, as pioneers in CRISPR-Cas Technology.

By Mariana Alonso Riquelme, Mexican biotechnology engineer student / OCTOBER, 2020 “Now and again a scientific discovery is made that changes the whole course of the development of a subject”, or sometimes, even the course of history, if I may add. This was a bold statement made once by the scientists and genetic engineering writer, […]

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Sport x Menstruation: Moving while Bleeding

Do you remember the day that it started, having this red stain spreading up in your panties? What was the first feeling that came to your mind?Shame, pride, excitement, panic…? It has been the first sense of a long emotional roller coaster that came as a bonus of having this new cycle into your life.  […]

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What’s going on with Sex Trafficking?

Lately I have been seeing a lot of posters and flyers spread around in Amsterdam from the organisation No place for sex trafficking. At first I got lost in translation, but sex trafficking is actually sexual exploitation, thus forced labour in the sex industry and working under poor circumstances. The posters made me realise again […]

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The Feminist Club Amsterdam on Spotify

Welcome to the first of our monthly playlists! All will feature music exclusively by women and non-binary artists.

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LONG LIVE THE PURPLE FIRE: MEXICO CITY

Let’s celebrate all those who fight for justice Ingrid Escamilla’s body was found lifeless spread around the streets of Mexico City in February of this year, the man she lived with, had stabbed her, skinned her and removed her organs. Days later the seven-years-old Fátima Cecilia was taken from the school gates, sexually abused and […]

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What happened in September 2020?

Hello everyone, We will post every month a recap of the news related to gender and feminist issues around the world! The Covid-19 crisis has increased the number of girls forced to get married due to economic problems. In many countries, the girls often get married to sustain their family financially using the dowry, bringing […]