|Posted by Artemis on March 7, 2014 at 4:00 PM||comments (0)|
March 08th is International Women's Day.
The theme this year, chosen by the UN, is "Inspiring Change".
Strategy4Development offers two humble contributions towards inspiring change.
First, an excellent article from "Elle" entitled "15 Books That Changed Women Forever"
Secondly, an inspiring song from one of our favourite artists - Peter Gabriel - entitled "Shaking The Tree".
Please enjoy both!
15 Books ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on February 22, 2014 at 12:35 AM||comments (0)|
February 17, 2014 by Gino
While sitting in the smartly decorated, adorable apartment of Dounia in the Upper West Side of Mahattan, I sigh with relief that I’m not in Lebanon. Yet I cannot but let my thoughts drift away to that hellish piece of 10452km2 divided land, even as I gaze up at t...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on February 21, 2014 at 9:25 AM||comments (0)|
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Jan 25, 2014 at 10:19 am
By Meltem Arikan
In the analog era, our perception was sh...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on February 16, 2014 at 9:10 AM||comments (0)|
by Andrea Grimes, Senior Political Reporter, RH Reality Check
February 4, 2014 - 10:27 am
What I am seeing, with Dylan Farrow’s recent open letter concerning the abuse she says she suffered at the hands of h...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on February 9, 2014 at 8:40 AM||comments (0)|
AlterNet / By Medea Benjamin
Syrian women and their global allies who want peace see no constructive option other than peace.
January 20, 2014
Just days before the Syria peace t...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on February 6, 2014 at 9:00 AM||comments (0)|
Posted: 06/02/2014 09:32
Campaigner tackling gender-based violence through humor and frankness with a touch of therapy
Today we Mark FGM Zero Tolerance Day - 6 February ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on February 4, 2014 at 9:10 AM||comments (0)|
Small change to criminal code has huge consequences in country where 'honour' killings and forced marriage are rife
The Guardian, Tuesday 4 February 2014 18.33 GMT
Most violence against ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on January 31, 2014 at 1:40 AM||comments (0)|
Feminism doesn't need allies who caveat any support by saying how difficult life is for men. Take these handy tests to work out where you stand
Emer O'Toole theguardian.com, Thursday 9 January 2014 14.10 GMT
A man wearing a This Is What A Feminist Looks Like T-shirt. Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian
Anecdote 1: Last year, I gave a talk at the Women of the World festival about ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on January 24, 2014 at 8:50 AM||comments (0)|
There have been many victories, but still the violence continues. The refusal to hold perpetrators to account is a 'global plague' – and this year the campaign will focus on justice
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|Posted by Artemis on January 17, 2014 at 8:50 AM||comments (0)|