Scarred Lives: The Fight Against FGM

By Jessica Sutton. This article contains graphic details which may be distressing to readers. “It is what my grandmother called the three feminine sorrows. She said the day of circumcision, the wedding night, and the birth of a baby are the triple feminine sorrows.”[1] Last year, Nada Hassan Abdel-Maqsoud bled to death on an operating … Continue reading Scarred Lives: The Fight Against FGM

In Memoriam: 16 Days, 16 Women

As part of She’s Right’s participation in 16 days of activism to end violence against women, each piece will be dedicated to a woman who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. This article is dedicated to Alexa Luciano Ruiz, killed by a group of men on 24th February 2020, at the age of … Continue reading In Memoriam: 16 Days, 16 Women

When Women Say No: The Case of Bianca Devins

As part of She’s Right’s participation in 16 days of activism to end violence against women, each piece will be dedicated to a woman who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. This article is dedicated to Xi Wang, killed by a man on 10 December 2018, at the age of 34. By Jessica … Continue reading When Women Say No: The Case of Bianca Devins

The Invisible Women of Aotearoa New Zealand

As part of She’s Right’s participation in 16 days of activism to end violence against women, each article will be dedicated to a woman who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. This article is dedicated to Banaz Mahmod, killed by a group of men on 24th January 2006, at the age of 20. Contributed … Continue reading The Invisible Women of Aotearoa New Zealand

Unpacking the Crisis of Transmisogyny

As part of She’s Right’s participation in 16 days of activism to end violence against women, each article will be dedicated to a woman who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. This article is dedicated to Tamara Hatamjonov, killed by a man on or around 12th January 2020, at the age of 23. … Continue reading Unpacking the Crisis of Transmisogyny

“Is It My Fault?” The Cost of Coercive Control

As part of She’s Right’s participation in 16 days of activism to end violence against women, each article will be dedicated to a woman who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. This article is dedicated to Dr Preethi Reddy, killed by a man on 3 March 2019, at the age of 32. By … Continue reading “Is It My Fault?” The Cost of Coercive Control

16 Days of Activism: The Fight Against Gender-Based Violence in 2020

As part of She’s Right’s participation in 16 days of activism to end violence against women, each article will be dedicated to a woman who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. This article is dedicated to Patrycja Wyrebek, killed by a man on or around 2nd August 2020, at the age of 20. … Continue reading 16 Days of Activism: The Fight Against Gender-Based Violence in 2020

In Memory of Daisy Coleman

By Jessica Sutton. Content warning: This piece contains details about suicide and sexual violence which may distress readers. Resources for help can be found at the bottom of this article.We encourage everyone who reads this article to make a small donation to SafeBAE, the organisation Daisy co-founded, in order to contribute to the fight against … Continue reading In Memory of Daisy Coleman