Girls at Dhabas: challenging issues of safety, or ‘respectability’ in urban Pakistan?
“You need to understand,” I told the reporter. “These are baby steps, but important steps, for fuller participation...
‘We won’t give up’: 25 years of feminist resistance to the war on women’s bodies in Poland
In 1993, the Polish government took away our right to abortion – starting a war on women’s bodies which continues to...
A tribute to the fearless Laura Lee: freedom fighter for sex workers’ rights, and my friend
Laura Lee died on 7 February 2018. She was a leading activist who campaigned fearlessly for the decriminalisation of...
Black Panther’s powerful women are magical – just like our everyday feminist superheroes
Watching Black Panther made me think about our everyday feminist superheroes, stepping out of their comfort zones...
How the global women's movement shaped the UN international development agenda
Amid conservative backlash against women’s rights, how did feminist advocates ensure that the sustainable...
Tell Priti Patel: Stop your attack on journalistic freedom
Journalists who share leaks of official information should not face life imprisonment for doing their job