feminism

Women's organizations demand gov't plan budget with gender gap in mind

McKinsey & Company found that women are 1.8 times as likely to have their jobs be put on the line amid the coronavirus pandemic than men.

23/07/2020
Topless protest outside Knesset sparks social media storm

“Symbol of the State” was a Twitter hashtag at which this woman’s protest was still being discussed a day later.

Sudan bans female genital mutilation, legalizes alcohol for non-Muslims

Women will also no longer need a permit from male members of their families to travel with their children.

By REUTERS
12/07/2020
Africa's unsung army of women wage war on COVID-19

Initially the virus multiplied more slowly in Africa than in Asia or Europe, but all 54 nations on the continent are now infected, with more than 330,000 cases and over 8,800 deaths combined.

By REUTERS
26/06/2020
A GROUP of junior high school students are demanding the government fulfill its educational duty to
‘Shorts Protest’ expands as young girls call for dress code changes

Young students gathered in shorts near their schools and shouted: “Why are you letting HIM in? We have the same shorts!”

Girl forced to study in underwear by teacher switches schools

"It is never about the clothes, it is about control, humiliation and shaming," feminist NGO Kulan said.

By LEON SVERDLOV
21/05/2020
Femicides in Argentina reach 10-year high under coronavirus lockdown

Calls to Argentina’s emergency 137 line for domestic abuse victims increased by two-thirds in April versus a year earlier after shelter-in-place measures were ordered in mid-March.

By REUTERS
19/05/2020
Jamie Halper with Women of the Wall
Women’s Torah learning – is it good enough?

Surely the time has come for women to strive for higher Torah values that suggest the doing of mitzvot: the collective engagement of helping the needs of the community at large.

By JANETTE SEGAL
12/04/2020
Queen Esther as a hacker – an innovative feminist reading

Haman, who arrived for a friendly drinking evening full of fun, received an artillery attack that he could not escape.

By ZEHAVIT GROSS
10/03/2020
Time of the twins – the bewitching art of the Romano sisters

New exhibit blends occult paintings and personal images.

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