Financial Flows are a feminist issue: a workshop facilitation guide

This new facilitation guide is a popular education tool for learning about Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) from a feminist perspective. It contains a step-by-step methodology for a two-day workshop to be adapted and applied by feminist and social justice groups.

Conditionalities Undermine the Right to Development: An analysis based on a women’s and human rights perspective

This publication provides an analysis of the position against against economic policy conditionalities based on a women's and human rights perspective.

Feminist Realities: a life-force that sprouts against all the odds

People and groups all over the world are evolving feminist ideas and practices to put the power of our movements into action.


International Women's Day needs to return to its radical roots

This year's theme for International Women’s Day #BalanceForBetter brings to mind slow gradual change It doesn't resonate with us! Feminist movements from the South demand instead a radical transformation of society based on equity and justice.

Solidarity: Binding multiple causes, identities and struggles together

As I reflect back on my experiences as a girl and woman, and what living in a deeply patriarchal, prejudiced, sexist, racist, ableist and ageist society means, I wonder often about what influenced my [feminist] politics. Was it the ostracizing? The unjust beauty standards for women? The countless times I heard and lived stories of surviving violence? These all added up. But the ability to look at different struggles and forms of oppressions and draw connections strengthened my feminism, as did my willingness to empathize (and not sympathize). These are all elements of “breaking the silos,” building solidarity and forming a sense of sisterhood.

Why we need feminism in school?

Jamila Abbas, a member of the Black Feminisms Forum working group shares her vision on why we need feminism in schools.

Trans Narratives and Potential Transformations

By Maria Araujo

To write about my experience at the AWID Forum while taking into consideration just how fulfilled I felt throughout the entire event will be a difficult task. This is mainly because writing may not be enough to enable you, the reader, to grasp the impact that the encounters I experienced during the event had on me.

Men, Masculinities and Feminisms at the Forum

Over a month later the AWID Forum continues to inspire.

It was an amazing experience for those of us who had the privilege to be there. The purpose of the Forum was timely and powerful: connecting feminist movements, building alliances across constituencies, and strengthening collective power to create a just future free of patriarchy and where human rights are respected. This is music to our ears, and food to our souls.

Political Marginalization of Women Hinders Tunisian Democracy

Four years after the popular uprising that led to the removal of the dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in January 2011, Tunisia held its first free and democratic presidential election in the country's history in December 2014. AWID spoke to Khadija Cherif, one-time contender for the position of Minister of Women, Family and Children to learn about some of the challenges to women’s political participation in the country.

#BringBackOurGirls: A Year After Chibok Abductions Women And Girls Are Still In Danger

FRIDAY FILE : It’s been one year since the abduction by Boko Haram of 276 female students from their boarding school in Chibok, Borno State in northeastern Nigeria. The #BringBackOurGirls campaign began following the kidnapping but the whereabouts of most of the young girls remains unknown[1]. AWID spoke to Nigerian and Cameroonian feminist activists to learn more about the situation of women and girls in Nigeria and neighboring countries as well as the national and international response, and challenges of taking appropriate and efficient action a year after the Chibok kidnappings.