What I’m Struggling With: Being A Feminist Activist in Latin America

Being an activist and feminist is no easy task. Both are seen in a derogatory sense in so many places,…

Women in Dev Steering Committee Spotlight – Natalia-Nana Lesterbush

Please start by telling us a little bit about yourself and what you do? Okay. Well, I’m Natalia-Nana. My pronouns…

Zan. Zendegi. Azadi: Woman. Life. Freedom.

Since 22-year-old Mahsa Amini’s tragic death on 17th September—at the hands of Iran’s so-called “morality police” for the alleged crime…

What Africa Can Learn From Kenya’s Online Harassment of Female Politicians

We live in a world where 50% of adolescent girls experience online harassment prior to reaching Kenya’s and the most…

Women in Dev Steering Committee Spotlight – Uma Mishra-Newbery

Please start by telling us a little bit about yourself and what you do? Sure! So I’ve been working in…

Gender, Victimhood, And Violence: Depp-Heard Trial Reflections

Debunking myths around domestic and gender-based violence is critical to spreading awareness about what is still a rampant and widely misunderstood issue.

A patchwork of access: abortion across borders

For those of us observing from afar, it’s important we strengthen networks countering these cruel and oppressive rules and embody the practice that abortion has no borders.

¡Párala Ya! – Cómo el liderazgo colectivo está combatiendo el machismo en Colombia

Esta es una historia de éxito en curso, que demuestra el poder de la resistencia y el liderazgo colectivo para lograr un cambio sociopolítico profundo.

¡Párala Ya! – How Community Leadership is Combatting “Machismo” in Colombia

This is an ongoing success story, demonstrating the power of resistance and community leadership for deep-rooted cultural and political change.

Women in Dev 2021 End-of-Year Review

Over the course of 2021, the Women in Dev network has expanded considerably, met various milestones in terms of activity and engagement, and had incredible guest speakers for the multiple event series’ launched.