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Social Media during lockdown: Challenging the effect of negative body imagery on mental health

For over a decade, social media has been a central part of the technology-fuelled society we live in. However, as a young woman, I cannot help but feel that this increased exposure has led to me feeling more hopeless and negative than positive and empowered.

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Covid-19: Violating Abortion Rights in a Pandemic

As the Covid-19 pandemic rages on, access to abortion is problematic in many countries as the crisis of care exposes the fragility of reproductive rights. Local pro-choice campaigners in Malta and Poland tell us how women and pregnant people are being failed.

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How Body Positivity Saved Me

Body positivity has been a lifesaver for me. Thanks to the various media outlets through which the bopo-movement expresses itself, I am setting steps towards healing.

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The Price of a Woman’s Chastity

'Womanhood' is often celebrated in many cultures around the world. While some girls get jewelry when they get their first period, others at the age 5 are subjected to female genital mutilation.

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Covid-19 is a Feminist Issue

Young Feminist Europe responds to the global pandemic by advocating that we need a holistic feminist approach that overcomes the "crisis of care". Check out our blog and endorsed civil society statements below:

Clit Talk (Webinar Workshop)

A mini workshop that will debunk some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding the 'unknown organ'.

As part of the #MyClitCounts campaign, Young Feminist Europe and Louisa Lorenz bring you ‘Clit Talk‘ – an online space where you will learn about the full anatomy of the clitoris, get an overview about it’s complexity, as well as discuss some of the social and political aspects concerning the representation of sexual organs and education.

Find more information about the event and how to register here.

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#FemDigest is now online!

In February, we have launched our new monthly Newsletter – The FemDigest – where you can find articles, blogs, policy developments and all with a splash of feminist pop-culture!

The #FemDigest will let you know what we and what other young feminists have been up to, connect you to the wider feminist community and all while bringing feminist news to you. 

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New Podcast Episode

Second episode for the #MyClitCounts series, we met with two young activists fighting FGM!

We met with Kadia and Djenaba, two Youth Ambassadors from the End FGM European Network to mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation.