Blog

  • Interview with an activist: Thandiwe Chidavarume in Zimbabwe

    Oct 13, 2017
    We sat down with Thandiwe Chidavarume, the national coordinator of our new partner, Women and Land in Zimbabwe, to get ...
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  • Using the law to empower women

    Sep 21, 2017
    In 2007, the women’s movement in Zimbabwe celebrated a hard-won victory as a domestic violence bill became the law. But ...
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  • Taylor Swift lawsuit: let’s talk about violence against women

    Aug 16, 2017
    Following her legal victory, Taylor Swift touches on a key point – her lawsuit shone an important spotlight on the ...
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  • Kenya elections: Women are afraid. I am afraid

    Aug 14, 2017
    Womankind received this message sent by Jane Anyango, a grassroots women's leader and founder of the Polycom Development Project, working ...
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  • Women's economic rights at risk in Ethiopia

    Aug 07, 2017
    When women lack financial independence, they are more likely to face violence and have less say in the decisions affecting ...
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  • Women rising: a force for change in Nepal

    Aug 03, 2017
    Two years on from one of the worst earthquakes the country has seen, and with a recent general election, the ...
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  • Women’s movements are rising, and we’re rising with them

    Jul 31, 2017
    Womankind’s Chief Executive, Caroline Haworth, gives an update on our work supporting women’s movements to create lasting change.
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  • The High Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals – what on earth is it and what are we doing there?

    Jul 12, 2017
    The annual High Level Political Forum on the SDGs at the United Nations is an important space to ensure that ...
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  • At the Family Planning Summit, women’s rights should be centre stage

    Jul 10, 2017
    On Tuesday July 11th, ministers, officials and representatives of aid organisations will meet in London to discuss family planning.
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  • Meet the young people campaigning for change in Bolivia

    Jun 27, 2017
    FILM: Womankind has supported a project to promote the sexual and reproductive rights of adolescent girls and young women in ...
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