Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women

Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women

Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against WomenGeneral Assembly resolution 48/104 of 20 December 1993 The General Assembly, Recognizing the urgent need for the universal application to women of the rights and principles with regard to equality, security, liberty, integrity and dignity of all human beings, Noting that those rights and principles are enshrined in international instruments, including the Universal … Continue reading

In which Sadie Smith complains about being told to check her privilege

In which Sadie Smith complains about being told to check her privilege

Fascinating and legitimate criticism! “When you tell women to stop saying “check your privilege”; when you bemoan “call out culture” and complain that calling people out for their failings is just about showing off or being a troll, then you’re silencing women. You’re telling them to shut up about racism in the feminist movement; shut … Continue reading

All-Day Planning Meeting

All-Day Planning Meeting

I finally met my boss on Monday! It was a fantastic meeting that set a new agenda to create materials for the upcoming film festival Bought and Sold: Voices United Against the Violence. We had to plan outreach for judges, submissions, sponsors, and partners for our Festival.

Woman’s work: The twisted reality of an Italian freelancer in Syria

Woman’s work: The twisted reality of an Italian freelancer in Syria

An interesting article, Woman’s work: The twisted reality of an Italian freelancer in Syria offers nuggets of reflection on the job of a journalist. Author Francesca Borri writes: “With new communication technologies there is this temptation to believe that speed is information. But it is based on a self-destructive logic: The content is now standardized, and your … Continue reading