A Note From Editors:
2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the U.S. — and the fifth anniversary of Women Across Frontiers. And we couldn’t be more optimistic about the power of women’s voices around the globe.
“One of the most striking effects of the coronavirus will be to send many couples back to the 1950s. Across the world, women’s independence will be a silent victim of the pandemic,” argues reporter Helen Lewis from The Atlantic.
Searcey’s new book, describes eye-opening conversations with women who escaped the clutches of Boko Haram against all odds and shares her own challenges moving to a new continent with her husband and young children in order to take her new role.
October 18 in London, I scroll through Chile’s news per usual since I’ve been in London only a month working on my master’s degree in gender studies at University College London. “Student ambushes metro stations in protests over fare hikes,” the paper says.
In the Dominican Republic, girls as young as 12 are exploited for sex year-round by tourists from North America and Europe. This is what happened to Punta Cana-native Ana, when she was just 17.
Lean about the work these two NGO’s END Fund and Amani Global Works implement in Idjwi, Congo to control and eradicate neglected tropical diseases (NTD).
LGBT rights in Africa often clash with traditional African culture in which same-sex relationships are deemed ‘un-African’ and where homophobia is rampant.