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Girls Rights Are Human Rights #16DaysOfActivism

As this year’s theme for International Human Rights Day is ‘Youth Standing Up for Human Rights’, we want to look back at a successful EWAG edition where we spoke with two young activists campaigning for girls rights.

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Obstetric Violence #BreakTheSilence

Obstetric violence is an intersection between institutional violence and violence against women during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum; however, very little is being done in Croatia or beyond to combat it.

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Digital Violence Targeting Women’s Sexuality: A German Example

Under the patriarchy, women’s sexuality is not seen as a source of power - it is seen as a source of shame. The case of German Green politician Renate Künast who became a victim of online hate speech earlier this year, demonstrates why.

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Menstruation is not a Luxury

Almost half of all EU member states tax menstrual products as luxury items, in the same category as wine, beer and cigarettes. This is a glaring example of institutionalised gender-based discrimination.

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Welcome to Young Feminist Europe!

Happy Feminist New Year!

Check-out what we got up to in 2019!

Share your Story!

We're looking for volunteer bloggers!

Do you have an empowering feminist story? A feminist struggle in your country or region that you want to share? Or would you like to write for the #MyClitCounts campaign?

Contact us with your idea at editorial@youngfeminist.eu.

New Podcast Episode

First episode for the #MyClitCounts series we met with Irish and Italian Pro-Choice activists!

To mark the International Day for Safe Abortion, we met with Emma Harte from BXL-Irish for Choice and Laura de Bonfils from Pasionaria and MON UNA DI MENO – Europa to discuss reproductive rights, access issues to local abortio healthcare and how to build a strong movement to ensure no-one gets left behind. 

New Campaign - My Clit Counts

Debunking social taboos on women’s sexual pleasure, gynecological health and reproductive rights.

In a world that is obsessed with penises and prioritizes the needs of men, the gynecological health and sexual pleasure of women* often takes a back seat. The clitoris – the unknown organ – has come to symbolise this inequality. Through a series of campaign actions, young feminists from across Europe will have the opportunity to engage in the broad and interlinked topics surrounding women’s bodies. Read more about the campaign here.

A Young Feminist Vision of Europe

A blog compilation by thirteen young driverse feminists

Representing 10 different EU countries (Ireland, Greece, Italy, UK, Germany, Portugal, Lithuania, Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands), the authors highlight a range of issues as well as their hopes for the next EU mandate. Check out the full compilation here.

Brussels Women*s Strike 2019

Nearly 15,000 people took part in the march for International Women*s Day.

Watch Young Feminist Europe’s video below!