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 […]
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Aujourd’hui, la violence masculine est la première cause de mortalité pour les femmes de 16 à 44 ans dans le monde. C’est pour ça que la nuit du 24 novembre, le groupe féministe INSOMNIA a mené une action symbolique d’ampleur en mettant 100 affiches dans les espaces publicitaires des abribus le long des grands boulevards parisiens.
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.