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Are the abortion rights in France at risk due to the upcoming presi...

This January 17th was the forty-first anniversary of the “veil law”, which gave cisgender women of France the right to get an abortion. This right was won by the hard work of determined feminists in France. It was a long battle, spanning many centuries. Back in the forties, having an abortion in France was penalized by capital […]

Feminists in Paris gave a name to invisible murders: Femicide!

The feminist group INSOMNIA took a remarkable action in Paris on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

FGM in Europe: The State of Play

FGM in Europe: The State of Play

Far from being an external or an African problem, it is estimated that around 500,000 women living in the EU have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) and close to 180,000 young women and girls are at risk from it every year. Different initiatives on the EU level try to tackle this problem, with the lack of efficient and effective enforcement being a major challenge.

April’s theme: “Women and health” – the tam...

April’s theme: “Women and health” – the tampon tax

Did you know that in most countries in the EU, women are taxed for having their periods? As shocking at it may sound, the tampon tax is a reality.

Rightist women against human rights

Rightist women against human rights

As the extreme right gains momentum in Europe, it is striking to see that more and more of its leaders are female. How can the success of women like Marine le Pen (France) or Frauke Petry and Beatrix von Storch (Germany) be explained?

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