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Will China’s detention of feminist activists shut the movement up or make it louder?

The continued detention of five activists arrested ahead of International Women's Day could be a turning point for Chinese feminists -- for better or worse, writes Jemimah Steinfeld

Padraig Reidy: There is not a limited amount of free speech to go round

Padraig Reidy: There is not a limited amount of free speech to go round

There is, I am told, a war going on in feminism. A war between “intersectionalists” (I think) and TERFs (Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminists, as far as I can tell).

Islam and feminism: A battle of viewpoints

Islam and feminism: A battle of viewpoints

Women of all religions can push for gender equality, writes Morgan Meaker.

Will women benefit from fewer lads mags?

Will women benefit from fewer lads mags?

As the the Co-operative chain tells magazines such as Nuts and Zoo to clean up their act, Nichi Hodgson asks if women really benefit

Tunisian feminist Amina Tyler arrested for ‘immoral gestures’

Tunisian feminist Amina Tyler arrested for ‘immoral gestures’

Tunisian member of radical feminist group FEMEN was arrested Sunday after allegedly attempting to stage a topless protest. Sara Yasin reports

Iran: Two journalists detained in new wave of arrests

Two journalists have been arrested in Iran following a  new crackdown on journalists and women’s rights activists. Blogger and activist Parastou Dokouhaki, was arrested on Sunday, while journalist Marzieh Rasouli was arrested on Tuesday. Dokouhaki, who used to work for feminist magazine, was arrested after security agents entered her home, confiscated her computer and personal effects,