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Fiction as a powerful way to talk about abortion

The book Código Rosa. Relatos sobre abortos [Pink Code. Narratives about abortions] is a collective creation emerging out of testimonies from women who’d had medical abortions and who had been accompanied in that decision by the Colectiva. AWID spoke to  Dahiana Belfiori, feminist activist, member of the Pink Relief Network and author of the book.

Source: AWID

Fiction as a powerful way to talk about abortion

The book Código Rosa. Relatos sobre abortos [Pink Code. Narratives about abortions] is a collective creation emerging out of testimonies from women who’d had medical abortions and who had been accompanied in that decision by the Colectiva. AWID spoke to  Dahiana Belfiori, feminist activist, member of the Pink Relief Network and author of the book.

Source: AWID

2017 IDAHOT Watchdog: Love makes a family

How we view ‘family’ has drastically altered over the past few years. Today, regardless of different legal, political and social circumstances around the world, the exciting increase in the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) families choosing to raise children is a global phenomenon.This may very well be the transition period towards a more equal world.

#AbortTheStigma: Campaign for safe abortion access & reproductive justice

#AbortTheStigma is a campaign to normalise conversations about safe abortion. The stigma and shame surrounding abortion hinders access to safe and legal abortion services. We want to dispel myths and misconceptions about abortion services in India and embrace reproductive justice for all.

Urge El Salvador legislators to decriminalize abortion

Join the International Campaign for Women's Right to Safe Abortion and Amnesty International to to reject the criminalisation of abortion and protect the health and lives of millions of women in El Salvador. Call on legislators to support the bill in order to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of women and girls.

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Despite the US global gag rule, we’ll continue the campaign against FGM

Djenab Diallo, an End FGM Ambassador, discusses the group’s ‘Building Bridges’ campaign to raise awareness about female genital mutilation.

Source: Equal Times

US may go cheek by jowl with women’s rights abusers at UN gender talks

Donald Trump’s ‘global gag rule’ could align US with Iran, Sudan, Syria and other countries targeted by US travel ban at Commission on the Status of Women.

Source: AWID / The Guardian

US may go cheek by jowl with women’s rights abusers at UN gender talks

Donald Trump’s ‘global gag rule’ could align US with Iran, Sudan, Syria and other countries targeted by US travel ban at Commission on the Status of Women.

Source: AWID / The Guardian

US may go cheek by jowl with women’s rights abusers at UN gender talks

Donald Trump’s ‘global gag rule’ could align US with Iran, Sudan, Syria and other countries targeted by US travel ban at Commission on the Status of Women.

Source: AWID / The Guardian

CSW61: Open letter to UN member States

The international trade union movement and civil society allies are shocked at the behaviour of certain UN, including ILO, member States aimed at removing from the draft Agreed Conclusions all references to ILO Conventions and Recommendations.

Source: UNCSW61