Category: women rights

UN Envoy Concerned With Recent Violence Towards Women’s Rights Rallies

UN Special Rapporteur Reem Alsalem has called for a stop to ongoing aggression against women protesting for female spaces to remain transgender-free. Alsalem said having different views was not a “green light” for threats and violence. “[Very] concerning that in last few weeks, physical, political + online violence has intensified against #women asserting sex-based needs…

Women’s Rights Sidelined After Neo-Nazis Hijack Event and Win National Media Attention

The Australian Jewish Association (AJA) has thrown its support behind a women’s rights rally against transgenders in sports after it was hijacked by neo-Nazi protests. The protests, which included less than 15 individuals, became the focus of national media coverage on the weekend, effectively shadowing ongoing concerns around biological men entering women’s spaces and sports….