Displaying items by tag: gender justice
International Women’s Day is a moment to acknowledge and show support for the daily struggles faced by women to gain equality and have their vital contributions to society fully recognized.
A blog by Dr. Vaishali Patil, anti-nuclear activist (Jaitapur, India) and member of the National Alliance of Anti-Nuclear Movements, on women's resistance to nuclear power.
What would you tell women, perhaps your daughter, grand-daughter in the future about the world we live in and the struggle for gender equality today? An inspiring fictional letter by Tracey Agyeman.
The CIDSE network embarked on a gender equality review in 2016- find out where this led us to and what are our next steps.
In the last five years, many Syrian women went through critical circumstances with the beginning of the Syrian revolution in 2011, followed by the armed conflict that was imposed on the people by the Syrian regime, and the presence of regional and international forces.
A month ago, a male friend of mine- a university professor- told me that the topic of gender equality should be discussed in a manner that is ‘non-threatening to men’. My answer to him was ‘when you are accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression’.
Ligória Felipe dos Santos is a farmer in the Brazilian semiarid region. She was born and became a woman in a rural community in the municipality of Esperança, in Paraiba.
If you're not there, it's difficult to imagine the lives of the Zimbabwean women and children regularly sexually assaulted for protesting the mining activities at the Marange diamond fields.
“There’s really no such thing as the ‘voiceless’. There are only the deliberately silenced or the preferably unheard.” (Arundhati Roy)
The Encyclical Letter ‘Laudato sì’ had a huge impact and sparked a lively debate around its contents. Indeed, the document focuses on the crisis of the ‘common home’ of humanity, identifying the problems and indicating the path.