Inspiring Thursday: Aicha Chenna

“A Muslim heart with a secular mind.” “Men’s courage has disappeared in our society.”   Aïcha Chenna is a Moroccan social worker and women’s rights advocate and activist, born in 1941 during the protectorate era in Casablanca. A registered nurse, she began working with disadvantaged women as an employee of the country’s Ministry of Health. …

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#CSW65: The criminalization of a pandemic – a feminist analysis

WAVE is joining the CSW65 events and attended the panel discussion “The criminalization of a pandemic – a feminist analysis”. At the event, members of RESURJ and the Vecinas Feministas por la Justicia Sexual y Reproductiva en América Latina presented their recently published survey report “The Criminalization of a Pandemic: A Cross-Regional Feminist Analysis”. The …

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Inspiring Thursday: Gabriele Michalitsch

„Die Verteilung von Kapital, Vermögen und Einkommen […], der herrschende Arbeitsbegriff ebenso wie das dominante Ökonomie-Verständnis, das sind zentrale Topoi im feministisch-ökonomischen Diskurs.“ “The distribution of capital, wealth and income […], the dominant concept of labor as well as the dominant understanding of economics, these are central topoi in feminist economic discourse.” Gabriele Michalitsch (*1966 …

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Inspiring Thursday: Michela Murgia

Il rispetto per le persone comincia dalle parole che usi per definirle. Per questo non staremo zitte. Mai più.  Respect for people starts from the words used to defined them. For this reason, we will not shut up. Never again. Michela Murgia is an Italian writer and activist, born in Sardinia in 1972. Most of …

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Inspiring Thurdsay: Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto, (born June 21, 1953, Karachi, Pakistan—died December 27, 2007, Rawalpindi, Pakistan), was a Pakistani politician who became the first woman leader of a Muslim nation in modern history. Bhutto was the daughter of the politician Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, leader of Pakistan from 1971 until 1977. She was educated at Harvard University and subsequently …

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