Barcelona's boardwalk is lined with migrants selling knock-off purses, off-brand tennis shoes and soccer jerseys on blankets. Most are sub-Saharan African men, yet there are a few groups of women selling jewelry or offering to braid people's hair. They huddle together, away from the men, and don't interact much with the tourists walking past.
Viviana Waisman, the founder of Women’s Link, and Joan Roca, Executive Chair of Roca Junyent, discuss the role that law should play in the fight for gender equality and how not only the actors of the judicial system, but the whole of society in general can finally put an end to these gender stereotypes that prevent progress from truly becoming progress for all.
A judge in Argentina will examine cases of sexual assault, murder, forced abortion and the theft of children in Franco’s Spain after widening her inquiry into the atrocities committed during the civil war and dictatorship to include crimes committed specifically against women.
This year, something has changed about the way we talk about abortion. You can feel it on the street, on Twitter, in the media.... Something has changed, and there’s no turning back
Ndidi couldn’t believe what she was hearing.
She stood frozen in place, the cellphone pressed against her ear. “What did you say?” she whispered into the receiver. “Your son has been adopted,” came a woman’s voice on the other end. “He’s been placed with a Spanish family.”