Women

Women on the Iranian frontier
Women on the Iranian frontier
“Despite cultural and religious differences, the women of Maraveh Tappeh have similar stories to women in other parts of Iran. But the unfinished childhood of the young girls of the region is a forgotten story that resonates with women far and [...]Read the full article
When feminism sets the political agenda
When feminism sets the political agenda
On 14 June, the women of Argentina made history: the lower house of Congress passed a bill to decriminalise abortion. Macri’s decision to process the bill is a testament to the strength of the feminist movement in Argentina. But it is not only in this Latin American country that feminist movements are [...]Read the full article
Occupation: girl
Occupation: girl
Being a girl in Ethiopia is a full-time job: carting water, cooking, cleaning, collecting firewood and looking after younger siblings. As a result, many girls are not able to play or to enjoy their childhood, and see their education, self-worth and future prospects seriously [...]Read the full article
In memory of witches
In memory of witches
The village of Vardø, in the Norwegian Arctic, with a population of little more than 200 at the time, saw as many as 70 witchcraft trials between 1601 and 1663. Steilneset, the striking memorial for those executed, is a global reference for historians and activists calling for a respectful and [...]Read the full article