#WAVEmembers: Standing Together Against Domestic Violence, UK

This week, the WAVE journey to its members brings us to the UK. Meet Standing Together Against Domestic Violence (STADV)! STADV is a UK charity bringing communities together to end domestic abuse. The activities done by STADV include advising and supporting communities to introduce, strengthen, or develop the Coordinated Community Response in their area; working …

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Inspiring Thursday: 100th post!

In celebration of our 100th Inspiring Thursday post, we are highlighting some of the leaders taking action to combat sexual and gender-based violence across the globe. They range from activists, founders of NGOs, artists and more, but they are all contributing to bringing attention to and challenging violence against women. We have highlighted one individual …

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On Anger and Feminism

The words “angry” and “feminist” are often lumped together as a derogation of a supposedly radical group arguing for ‘feminine domination.’ It gets flung as an insult and aims to aggravate the accused. As feminists, we must repurpose this intended insult, this deliberate misunderstanding of our cause — which is one of passion, fairness and …

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