Organizing for our rights: A domestic worker in the Middle East speaks
At a time when the experiences and demands of domestic workers are often narrated by others, Beirut-based, Filipina domestic worker Ursula Cruz tells her own story.
Dead, Battered, Missing: Women migrants sacrificed in Euro-Mediterranean policies
To commemorate World Refugee Day, celebrated each year on June 20th, AWID spoke to Yasmine Flitti, Director of Finance and Administration with Comede (Committee for the Health of Exiles) and Hélène Rama Niang Diagne, President and Founder of FECSDA (Women Education Culture Health and Development in Africa), to learn more about the issues and challenges of migration in the Mediterranean region from a feminist perspective.
Lebanon: Domestic Workers Need the Protection of a Union
To commemorate International Domestic Workers’ Day on June 16th, AWID spoke to Sawsan Abdulrahim, professor of health science at the American University of Beirut, to learn about the issues and challenges in unionizing domestic workers in Lebanon.
What is the State of Women’s Rights in Cyprus?
FRIDAY FILE: How do women fare in the prosperous Mediterranean nation of Cyprus?
By Kathambi Kinoti
Cyprus is a nation with a rich cultural history that stretches back over many centuries.Its modern history has been dominated by the territorial conflict between Turkey and Greece, and it is a unique nation, prosperous in some ways and challenged in others.
Girls and boys have equal access to education, and at higher education institutions,young women outperform men by number and by performance.
Racism, Sexism and Violence Against Sub-Saharan African Migrant Women
FRIDAY FILE: As we commemorate the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (25 November to 10 December), AWID speaks to Helena Maleno Garzón, researcher on migration and human trafficking, and member of the Caminando Fronteras network, to learn more about the intersections of racism, sexism and violence against Sub-Saharan African migrant women in Morocco and beyond.
By Mégane Ghorbani
Why Do Migrants’ SRHRs Matter? Why Don’t They?
FRIDAY FILE – Talks at the 46
By Saira Zuberi
The key to ending impunity lies in the political will to properly investigate femicides
FRIDAY FILE - Grounded in a context of mafias, militarization and impunity sanctioned by some States in Latin America, femicides are increasing in number and brutality.
Kurdish Women: Resilience in the face of double discrimination
FRIDAY FILE: Kurds living in Turkey mainly inhabit the East and South-East of Turkey. They are the largest ethnic minority in the country and since the establishment of modern Turkey they have been marginalized and oppressed.