Feeding the beast: the transnational movement stoking hatred against “gender”The U.S. midterms, youth and abortionFunding feminist groupsBooks about women, by womenAdvancing sexual and reproductive rights in Pakistanbell hooks in focusPolish feminists and their struggle for democracyCome closer to feminism with renowned author bell hooksThe bold and brave feminists of UruguayThe cost of restricting abortion accessAs Roe ends, another struggle beginsLifting up feminists from the global SouthWomen and growing olderThe US Supreme Court and Roe v. WadeWhy is Russia so keen on Marine Le Pen?And Still Ketanji Brown Jackson RisesKenyan feminists demand their sexual and reproductive rightsPutin's war on Ukraine's women and childrenIn focus: Young feminists organizing in Central AfricaWomen are managing their own abortionsAuthoritarianism in Brazil threatens democracy and women's rightsThe right to sex, and the goal of anti-gender movementsThe US Supreme Court is a threat to abortion rightsEnding gender-based violenceMaking the case for women health care workersThe FMUS November Digest is hereThe FMUS newsletter is here!
FMUS subscribers receive two email messages from our Founder Françoise Girard per month. In the Newsletter, Girard writes - often in personal terms - about issues of concern facing each of us as we seek to advance women’s and girls’ rights around the world. In the Digest, Françoise comments on readings, films and recordings that she feels can inspire current and emerging feminist activists. We invite you to consult past Newsletters and Digests here.The wombs of women: crucible of race, capitalism and feminism
They will stop at nothing to control our bodies
In conversation with Ros Petchesky, a feminist, Jewish voice for peace
Do feminist and human rights groups care about Israeli women?
Why have there been no great women artists?
What was your first act of resistance?
The war on LGBTQ persons in Uganda
Women and the Rwandan genocide
Rapprochement in Kigali?: Europe’s far-right uses women’s conference to reach out to African governments
Women overcoming patriarchy in India: Desperately Seeking Shah Rukh
A year in the post-Roe era
How Can We Remain Hopeful In These Terrible Times?
“We need to be bold” – assert the Kenyan feminists determined to expand access to safe abortionAmerican poet Maggie Smith on divorce, motherhood, and finding herselfWhat if sex work was just work?The mifepristone diariesThe stained white pantsuit:
Overcoming period shaming and period poverty in KenyaMen are responsible for 100% of unwanted pregnanciesIs Florida the future of US politics ?“Writing is like wielding a knife.” said Annie Ernaux.
The Nobel Committee agreed.Young people in Latin America and Mexico want to control their sexualityAbortion pills in every medicine cabinet, nowGirls should be girls, not brides!Ending gender-based violence: Rays of hope amid the despair