Reshaping trust in Europe with women's vision

Reshaping trust in Europe with women's vision

Véronique Morali – EurActiv – Monday, 03 February 2014 (originally published 27 Jan) Tomorrow, the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society will convene a special meeting at the European Parliament to discuss how to re-create trust in Europe. Europe today is in crisis; we all know this. That crisis goes far beyond the very […]

[US] Women’s rights is the longest revolution

[US] Women’s rights is the longest revolution

Ruth Rosen – Salon – Wednesday, 27 February 2013 (originally published 21 Feb) In 1968, the Phillip Morris Company launched a memorable campaign to sell Virginia Slims, a new brand of cigarettes targeting women, itself a new phenomenon.  It had a brand-new slogan: “You’ve come a long way, baby.”  The company plastered it on billboards nationwide […]

The War on Women: Why We’re Fighting

The War on Women: Why We’re Fighting

Karen Teegarden – Huffington Post – Friday, 20 April 2012 (originally published 18 Apr) Watch TV news coverage. Read news stories in your morning paper. The War on Women is a war on reproductive rights. The evidence is clear. Since January 2010, there have been over 400 bills introduced in the U.S. Congress and states […]

Saleh is gone, but Yemen women’s struggle goes on

Saleh is gone, but Yemen women’s struggle goes on

Tom Finn – Reuters – Monday, 16 April 2012 (originally published 11 Apr) (Reuters) – When Sara Ahmed joined a protest in November to demand the resignation of Yemen’s president, she and the other women marched at the very front of the crowd. But no sooner had they set off through the capital than they […]

Change for Saudi women ‘one step forward, two steps back’

Change for Saudi women ‘one step forward, two steps back’

Maha Akeel – WNN Opinion (WNN) JEDDAH: “Saudi Arabia is not yet ready for women to participate in the upcoming municipal elections on 23 April.” The election commissioner made this bold statement, referring to women’s roles as both voters and candidates. Two years earlier, however, the first female deputy minister was appointed, and in 2005 […]