Feminist strategies in peace and security are crucial to ensure fundamental rights inside and outside the EU. A meaningful commitment from the EU towards a gender-sensitive response is key. Sexual and gender-based violence at EU’s external borders can only be tackled by embracing feminist activism in policy-making – and by voting those politicians who do so.
Young Feminist Europe’s Editor-in-Chief and board member, Alazne Irigoien, has written an inspiring article to The Progressive Post for their Digital Revolution and Democracy edition. Alazne clearly states that we need more gender balance and equality in progressive politics to truly advance Europe.