There is a strong women’s movement in India. Men’s participation in the movement is, however, still limited. In order to successfully work with gender equality, the women rights organisation Grameena Mahila Okkuta is educating men.
Av: Linda Zetterström, 13 mars, 2020
Ghana is trying to deal sustainably with the increasing amounts of e-waste in the country. In the metal scrapyard in Agbobloshie, Accra, young men dismantle various machineries to obtain scrap parts. The working conditions are dangerous but many workers see the scrapyard as an escape route out of poverty.
Av: Johanna Caminati Engström, 3 mars, 2020
Both of us remember hearing news of a girl named Greta on strike alone in front of the Swedish Parliament, holding a sign reading “Skolstrejk för klimatet”. It was hard to imagine then that a few months later, on 20 September 2019, she would inspire more than four million people to follow her example at […]
In 1993, the femicide of 13-year-old Alma Chavira Farel was reported to the police of Ciudad Juarez. This report marked the beginning of an investigation that discovered “Las Muertas de Juarez” (The Dead Women of Juarez) and that brought to light the violence that women suffer in Mexico. This situation incited the women to mobilize […]
Av: Carlos Ranero, 31 januari, 2020
A year has passed since #MeToo galvanised online gender activism in India. But as defamation cases rise and the accused remain powerful, activists need to look back at what made online activism so powerful in the first place.
Av: Shruti Sharada, 31 januari, 2020
Even if the proportion of women in parliament increased after the 2019 election, the gender imbalance in Indian politics remains. FUF Magazine has interviewed one of the initiative-takers of the Indian movement Shakti, Tara Krishnaswamy, who is fighting for more women in politics.
Av: Josefine Nilsson, 30 januari, 2020
In Germany, an initiative of several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) is raising awareness of a draft law that can improve the lives of millions of people and the environment: the Supply Chain Act. But broad public recognition is still lacking.
Av: Kathrin Hegger, 30 januari, 2020