#ChallengeAccepted: The Femicide of Pinar Gültekin

By Jessica Sutton. Instagram and Facebook have been flooded with black and white photographs with the hashtag #ChallengeAccepted, in memory of Pinar Gültekin, a young woman allegedly brutally killed by her ex-boyfriend in Turkey last week. #ChallengeAccepted has been co-opted by some American and British influencers without knowing the origin of the trend, which is … Continue reading #ChallengeAccepted: The Femicide of Pinar Gültekin

Physical and Psychological Violence During COVID-19: The Shadow Pandemic

This article is dedicated to Dr Lorena Quaranta, killed by a man on 31st March 2020. By Jessica Sutton. For many women and girls, the threat looms largest where they should be safest — in their own homes. I urge all governments to put women’s safety first as they respond to the pandemic.- Secretary-General of … Continue reading Physical and Psychological Violence During COVID-19: The Shadow Pandemic

Our Right to Life: 16 Days, 16 Women

As part of She’s Right’s participation in 16 days of activism to end violence against women, each article is dedicated to a New Zealand woman who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. The final article in our 16 days is dedicated to Barbara Ann Quinn, killed by a man on or around 7 … Continue reading Our Right to Life: 16 Days, 16 Women

University or Cemetery? The Femicide of Lesvy Osorio

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 New Zealand woman who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. This article is dedicated to Dimetrius Pairama, killed on 8 July 2018, at the age of 17.  By Zyanya Camargo … Continue reading University or Cemetery? The Femicide of Lesvy Osorio

We Are Here: Remembering New Zealand’s Femicide Victims

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 New Zealand woman who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. This article is dedicated to Blessie Gotingco, killed on 24 May 2014, at the age of 56.By Jessica Sutton. Femicide: … Continue reading We Are Here: Remembering New Zealand’s Femicide Victims