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Women’s voices

We aim to amplify the voices of the women we work with in our partner organisations, and the women they support. You can also read contributions from our staff, volunteers and supporters.

Rebuilding Nepal

When the devastating earthquakes hit Nepal earlier this year, over 9,000 people died. And when disaster strikes the effects are never gender neutral.

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Women’s political participation doesn’t begin and end at the ballot box

The 'Suffragette' film rightly celebrates the achievement of women’s right to vote. But, as Abigail Hunt argues, women's political participation goes much further.

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Suffragette Film Review (2015)

Nearly 100 years after smashing shop windows and blowing up letterboxes, the British suffragettes have finally got a film they deserve. Helen Leung reviews the film, 'Suffragette'.

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Racism and gender discrimination intertwined in Peru

Peru has a long history of discrimination against poor and Indigenous communities. Amongst the atrocities inflicted during the war, indigenous women were hit in particular.

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Women’s rights activists: True modern day suffragettes

In celebration of the upcoming 'Suffragette' movie, we take a look at modern day women’s rights activists and why the suffragettes still matter.

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Top 5 women’s rights idols

We asked you to nominate an inspirational women’s rights idol. The nominations have been counted. Find out the names of your top five inspirational women.

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Have global leaders just missed a huge opportunity to step up their commitment to women’s rights?

Abigail Hunt reflects on the commitments made at the global leaders’ event convened during the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015.

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Why is Peace Day Important to Women in Peru?

Monday 21 September is International Peace Day and Womankind is using the day to highlight the issues that women in Peru face today.

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