As the number of cases of attempted kidnappings in metro stations mount, feminist civil society is fighting to create a safe city for women, against the inefficacy of law enforcement and a city government that appear ill-equipped to address the daily reality of violence committed against them in public.
The women behind "The Feminist on Cellblock Y," which chronicles a classroom of male prisoners as they wrestle with vulnerability and the confines of masculine norms, speak with WMC Women Under Siege about their process, and what the broader public can learn at this critical moment from the men of Success Stories.
As Venezuela spirals from rampant hyperinflation and violent political clashes, a health crisis has stricken the South American country, it’s the most vulnerable migrants—children, babies and pregnant women—who are being hit the hardest.
In January 2019, Brazil's newly-elected president Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree relaxing restrictions on gun ownership, a move that could endanger women further in a country ranked first in the world for firearm mortality and fifth for femicides.
Governments’ political orientation does not determine whether they pursue more or less restrictive migration policies. New research from Katharina Natter and Hein de Haas debunks accepted wisdom on the politics of migration.
When a group of schoolgirls from northeast Nigeria met trafficked women who were struggling to survive after returning home, they knew they had to do something. Now they raise funds to help those women launch their own businesses and rebuild their lives.