Raquel Rosario Sanchez speaks with four women who participated in a recent event looking at the experiences of women of colour in the sex trade, and the connection between racism and prostitution.
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With sex-selective abortion on the rise, there has never been a more dangerous time to neglect sex statistics
Policy-makers and “gender identity” scholars may not care about biological sex, but it turns out that patriarchy does care very much about the female bodies of women and girls.
From cuts to women’s services to threats to the rights of female employees, conversations around Brexit need to be gendered.
We claim to be ready for women’s anger, as a society, but we clearly still expect women to express it in ways we are comfortable with.
Two institutions with nearly the same ethos are treated differently. Why?
Women around the world are fighting back against male violence against women, but you wouldn’t know it, following mainstream feminist media.
Many saw the focus on violence against women at this year’s Miss Peru pageant as subversive and powerful, but the message was entirely contradictory.
Being born female takes a toll on women only we can understand.
Opting in and out of sex-based oppression is something only the most privileged believe they can do.
On May 31, the Dominican Senate voted to uphold a total ban on abortion. Even in cases of rape and incest, and when the woman’s life is in danger.
“How could she say such a thing?!” Behind every response to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s recent remarks about transwomen was the message that people were not only outraged with the Nigerian novelist and…
The headline of an opinion piece pubilshed in prominent Spanish newspaper El País, “We are not sheep,” implies a story of oppressed women reclaiming their agency. The piece, though, turns out to…
The Argentinian feminist collective behind Black Wednesday back in October have called for an International Women’s Strike. Planned to coincide with the International Day to End Violence Against Women, Ni Una Menos…
A couple of minutes before the New Year, in the Brazilian town of Campinas, located in the northwest of Sao Paulo, Sidnei Ramis de Araújo parked his car outside a house where…
During the course of the election, I invented a game that I’d play inside my head while I was in progressive circles: I would mention Hillary Clinton’s name and watch people’s reactions.…