Blog

  • The power of togetherness: standing against the shrinking space for action

    Apr 18, 2019
    Last week I attended the International Civil Society Week (ICSW) conference in Belgrade hosted by CIVICUS. The conference was an ...
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  • 8 ways to change the course for women’s rights

    Apr 16, 2019
    Women’s movements have the power to change things. And we all can be part of the change, it’s easier than ...
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  • Did CSW63 meet our feminist vision?

    Apr 03, 2019
    This year, significant progress has been made on international standards on women’s human rights to access public services, social protection ...
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  • Radical roots of Mother’s Day: women coming together to resist inequality

    Mar 29, 2019
    Far from scented lotions and cream teas, the tradition of this day has roots in feminist activism and began life ...
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  • ‘Women’s movements make things move. It is good when women come together’: an interview with Precious Nahurinda

    Mar 21, 2019
    We sat down with Precious Nahurinda, Assistant News Editor and Gender Officer at NAPE to talk about how women are ...
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  • Towards a just feminist economy – Womankind advocating for change at CSW

    Mar 13, 2019
    This week the Womankind team are at the event advocating for a just, feminist economy for all women. As well ...
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  • Reclaiming women’s rights: Uganda’s eco-feminist movement

    Mar 07, 2019
    One place where the urgency cannot be ignored is in rural Uganda. Right now, powerful corporations are digging for oil, ...
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  • Open letter: public figures call on governments to protect women’s rights activists

    Mar 08, 2019
    We call on governments to recognise and trust the expertise of women’s rights organisations and women’s movements, in particular those ...
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  • Executive Director of leading African women’s rights network joins Womankind Worldwide

    Feb 27, 2019
    Womankind Worldwide welcomes Dinah Musindarwezo, former Executive Director of FEMNET, as Director of Policy and Communications
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  • Gendershops: training students to challenge traditional gender roles in Ethiopia

    Feb 12, 2019
    In Ethiopia, young women and girls experience gender-based discrimination in and out of school, from their classmates, teachers, parents, families ...
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