It seems incredible but one thing that for us is absolutely normal as going to the gym for Afghan women is an act of courage that exposes them to risks unimaginable to us; In many attend the fitness courses in secret not to be discovered by their families. The most conservative families do not allow … More Women fighting for their rights
Malala Yousafzai, a young woman Nobel Peace Prize for her commitment to women’s education; She came back home, in her beloved Pakistan. Malala was forced to flee from her homeland after being hit by a Taliban bullet as she returned home from school. Her commitment to women’s education was inconvenient in a country like Pakistan … More Malala comes back home, a new hope for women
At the Rome Film Festival was presented the short film “Killed Waiting for judgement” strongly wanted by the association Doppia Difesa led by Michelle Hunziker and Giulia Bongiorno. This short but very powerful film warns women from those sick loves that transform life into a nightmare of violence and even serious persecution. The Double Defense … More On the women’s side
A few days ago came the news that 82 of the students abducted by the terrorist organization Boko Haram while they were in their school have finally been freed and have been able to embrace parents, relatives and friends. The girls, after being kidnapped, had been hidden deep in the jungle in a den of … More 82 are free… and the others?
Today, International Women’s Day, best wishes to all of us women who strive every day to equal opportunities for equal rights and against violence and genital mutilation that are still common practice in many countries around the world. Although many still seek today, in 2017, to deny it is us women the true pillars of … More Womens’ Day
The 2016 Sakharov Prize went to two strong and brave women, the human rights activists of ethnic Yazidi Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar. The two Yazidi ethnic women were abducted by men in black of the self-styled Caliphate from their village in Iraq and then their life has become a living hell made of … More The Sakharov Prize for two strong and brave women
In Poland, women took to the streets protesting for their right to abortion. The Polish Government is discussing the introduction of a new law that if passed would make abortion completely illegal and this sparked a hornets ‘ nest of controversy that led to intense protests from all women, regardless of political orientation and social … More The protest of Polish women