feminism

China feminists face clampdown, closure of online accounts
World

China feminists face clampdown, closure of online accounts

China’s feminist movement has been facing another wave of crackdowns, with dozens of social media accounts run by feminist activists abruptly shut…
Photos: International Cooperation Minister and 9 other Egyptian women receive Champions of Change Award
Egypt

Photos: International Cooperation Minister and 9 other Egyptian women receive Champions of Change Award

Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation Rania Mashat became on Thursday one of 9 Egyptian women to receive the Champions of Change…
‘A Day Without Us’: Mexican women stage protest by absence
World

‘A Day Without Us’: Mexican women stage protest by absence

Women mostly stayed off Mexico City’s streets Monday as part of a protest against the country’s soaring rate of gender…
UN chief: Gender inequality biggest human rights challenge
World

UN chief: Gender inequality biggest human rights challenge

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Calling himself “a proud feminist,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lashed out at men who abuse power…
Egyptian feminist Nawal al-Saadawi makes Time’s ‘100 women of the Year’ list
Egypt

Egyptian feminist Nawal al-Saadawi makes Time’s ‘100 women of the Year’ list

Time magazine listed Egyptian feminist and novelist Nawal al-Saadawi on its list of “100 Women of the Year”, as part of…
Sudan women decry slow progress on rights since Bashir’s fall
Middle East

Sudan women decry slow progress on rights since Bashir’s fall

Sudanese women were at the forefront of the protests that toppled autocrat Omar al-Bashir but 11 months on, activists are…
Pakistan’s ‘biggest feminist’ under fire after sexist tirade
World

Pakistan’s ‘biggest feminist’ under fire after sexist tirade

He calls himself “Pakistan’s biggest feminist”, but soap-opera writer Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar sparked a national row this week after he hurled…
Mariam Naoum, Kamla Abu Zekri to turn Naguib Mahfouz novel into film
Culture

Mariam Naoum, Kamla Abu Zekri to turn Naguib Mahfouz novel into film

“Taht El Mazla” (Under The Shade), a collection of short stories authored by legendary Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz, is set…
Over 1,000 women take feminist anthem to Chile’s streets
World

Over 1,000 women take feminist anthem to Chile’s streets

More than a thousand women have taken the feminist anthem “A Rapist In Your Way” into the streets of Chile’s…
Finland grants Egyptian-Finnish Women’s rights activist Soraya Bahgat Special Recognition Award
Egypt

Finland grants Egyptian-Finnish Women’s rights activist Soraya Bahgat Special Recognition Award

Finland granted Egyptian-Finnish women’s rights activist Soraya Bahgat the “Hän Honor” Special Recognition Award for her devoted efforts to promoting gender…
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