Date and time: 15 Dec, 12:00 - 13:00
Central Asia Solidarity Groups and the Swedish Development Forum are pleased to invite you to a lunch seminar on December 15 at 12-13.00 CET. Register to attend here! Kyrgyzstan may be considered a hybrid regime, but when it comes to upholding human rights the country is seen as one of the most progressive ones in […]
November 29, 2021, English, Calendar, Seminars
“Ni una menos” (not one less) is the name of the ongoing feminist movement in Latin America. Photo: Annika Engwall
Of: Annika Engwall
On International Women's Day, Mexican women gathered to march the central streets of Mexico City. This is their response to the widespread daily gender-based violence. FUF's correspondent reports from the march.
March 26, 2020, Article, English, Magazine
Venkateshappa and Ramamurthy have participated in trainings on the social and legal aspects of gender equality. Photo: Linda Zetterström
Of: Linda Zetterström
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 organization Grameena Mahila Okkuta is educating men.
March 13, 2020, Article, English, Magazine
The #SupremeInjustice protests held in many cities across India in May 2019 were largely conceived, organized, and promoted online by gender activists. Photo: Padmalatha Ravi
Of: Shruti Sharada
A year has passed since #MeToo galvanized 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.
January 31, 2020, English, Guest piece, Magazine
Women are not being represented enough in politics in Georgia, but there are organizations working to change this. Photo: Maka Gogaladze / UN Women
Of: Åsa Setterquist
Gender stereotypes are hindering women from entering politics in Georgia. Today, only 16 percent of Georgia's members of parliament are women. IDP Women's Movement For Peace (IMEDI) wants to change this by supporting women's political engagements.
November 25, 2019, English, FUF-correspondents, Magazine
Gender inequalities affect all branches of all societies and must be taken into account for development to work. Photo: UN Women / Flickr.
Of: Fredrik Björksten
It was not very surprising when the video of Janusz Korwin-Mikke, a Polish member of the European Parliament, went viral in early 2017. On the floor of the EU parliament, the Polish right-wing extremist stood up and proclaimed that; "Women must earn less than men because they are weaker, smaller and less intelligent!". Responding to […]
December 10, 2018, Editorial, English, Magazine