Posts from the ‘Women’ category

Afghan women need more than our outrage

As the CIA ‘Red Cell’ memo leaked by WikiLeaks shows, the fact that many Europeans are concerned about the plight of women is something that can be exploited.

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The arms trade is a feminist issue

Asked what people in the West can do to help, activists tell them ‘stop your politicians selling arms to the people who are shooting us”.

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Social media and influence: why don’t women figure on the lists?

Why are women always hard to spot on any list that relates to social media and influence?

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The meaning of the F-word: Becoming agents of change

If there’s one thing the Arab spring taught us, it is that the media’s depiction of Arab women as passive, veiled victims was way off the…

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Can social media empower Arab women?

After a year when popular movements swept across the Arab world, it’s maybe not surprising that the number of people using Facebook and Twitter in the…

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