Bianca’s Story: Fighting For Accountability

This article is dedicated to Bianca Devins, in honour of International Human Rights Day, the culmination of the 2021 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women. By Kim Devins. Edited by Jessica Sutton. July 14, 2019, I woke up to the knock at the door that every parent dreads. A police officer was … Continue reading Bianca’s Story: Fighting For Accountability

Episode 27 – Nellie Bly aka Elizabeth Cochrane: Revolutionising Journalism part Two

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts continue discussing the life and achievements of Nellie Bly, the pen name of Elizabeth Cochrane. Learn all about her trip around the world in 80 days, her novels, and her stint as an industrialist, before heading back to her one true love, journalism. Listen on iTunes.Listen on Spotify. … Continue reading Episode 27 – Nellie Bly aka Elizabeth Cochrane: Revolutionising Journalism part Two

How not to end violence against women: The UK Strategy

In honour of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, we dedicate this article to Claire Parry, killed by a police officer on 9 May 2020. Last week, the UK police announced a new initiative being trialed to help prevent violence against women and girls.[1] The newly appointed national police lead for … Continue reading How not to end violence against women: The UK Strategy

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

New Zealand’s Road to Gender Equality: Interview with Hon Jan Tinetti, Minister for 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 Fresha Wharepapa, killed by a man on 19th June 1992, at the age of 19. Jan Tinetti … Continue reading New Zealand’s Road to Gender Equality: Interview with Hon Jan Tinetti, Minister for Women

Protests in Thailand: For Democracy, Against Misogyny

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 or girl who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. This article is dedicated to Nada Hassan Abdel-Maqsoud, killed on or around 30th January 2020, at the age of 12. … Continue reading Protests in Thailand: For Democracy, Against Misogyny

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

Not Your Unicorn: Unpacking Fetishization of Bisexual 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 Yelena Grigoryeva, killed by a man on 21 July 2019, at the age of 41. By Elizabeth … Continue reading Not Your Unicorn: Unpacking Fetishization of Bisexual Women

The “She-cession”: COVID-19’s Economic Impact on 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 Jessielee Booth, killed by a man and found on 14th February 2020, at the age of 30. … Continue reading The “She-cession”: COVID-19’s Economic Impact on Women

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