Category : women’s rights
Dictatorship: it’s a man’s game
Lukashenko's Belarus is a perfect example of the machismo and misogny at the heart of authoritarian regimes, says
Jerusalem: Advertising firm refuses to run ads showing women on buses
An advertising company in Jerusalem has refused to carry ads campaigning for women’s equality on their buses. Cnaan Advertising, the company responsible for adverts on buses rejected the advert campaign as they believe the buses will be vandalised by orthodox extremists . Cnaan Advertising demanded a financial guarantee of almost £8,500 from Yerushalmim, the movement responsible […]
Iran: World’s youngest blogger to be put on trial
An 18-year-old blogger and women’s rights activist arrested last September, has been now put on trial. Navid Mohebbi is charged with acting against national security, insulting the supreme leader, making propaganda against the state and supporting the One Million Signatures women’s rights campaign.“He hasn’t been convicted yet, but I fully expect a lengthy jail sentence. […]
Widows: Life after death
In this issue, Index on Censorship magazine invokes the silent world of widows, who are the unreckoned detritus of war from Bosnia to Afghanistan.
The body politic
In this issue, Index examines the issues that lie at the heart of women's continuing fight against social, cultural and political subjection.