Stories about Women & Gender

“Some of the words that should be linked to feminicide should be justice and sentence”

"the correct words that should be used to explain feminicide and that fall within Bolivian law should be that in a feminicide there was justice without delay.."

“We ask for responsibility in the treatment of the news about feminicide”

"We ask for responsibility in the treatment of the news, which is more than just facts and figures. It is about a woman who suffered and died because of violence."

“The legal system and judges could follow up, minimize the risks, and guarantee the victim’s access to justice”

"I believe that given the commitment and immediate attention by civil society, an attempted feminicide can be identified thanks to public policies, the will of the state, and the funds assigned for security."

“Gender is a topic that involves all of us, not only women”

"I think that gender is a topic that involves all of us, not only women, and we continue to have the same discourse that gender is only about women."

“We are looking for equality, but we are also aiming for equity.”

"Especially at a local level, I would want the words “black feminism” to be present."

“Above all to treat the issue with humanity”

"The current reality shown by this word cloud for feminicide reflects the lack of awareness about the issue.."

Culture Shot No. 8: Women in Canada

While Canada is often ranked high in terms of women's well-being, and often portrayed as a good place for women, dominant frames in English-language Canadian media seem less rosy.

Framespotting with Emily May of Hollaback!

In the wake of allegations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, and the trending social media #MeToo campaign, the themes of sexual violence and harassment have been prominent in US and UK news. We asked Emily May, the co-founder and executive director of Hollaback!, to talk to us about the framing around harassment.