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Nigeria’s female genital mutilation ban is important precedent, say campaigners

The Nigerian government has taken the historic step of outlawing the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), in a move campaigners describe as “hugely important”.

Nigeria – a cultural and political powerhouse in Africa – introduced a new federal law banning the practice, which involves removing part or all of a girl’s outer sexual organs. Continue reading…

A young Nigerian girl from the Hausa tribe stands next to the line as her mother joins others queuing to validate their voting cards, at a polling station located in an Islamic school in Daura, the home town of opposition candidate Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, in northern Nigeria Saturday, March 28, 2015. Nigerians went to the polls Saturday in presidential elections which analysts say will be the most tightly contested in the history of Africa's richest nation and its largest democracy. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

A young Nigerian girl from the Hausa tribe stands next to the line as her mother joins others queuing to validate their voting cards, at a polling station located in an Islamic school in Daura, the home town of opposition candidate Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, in northern Nigeria Saturday, March 28, 2015. Nigerians went to the polls Saturday in presidential elections which analysts say will be the most tightly contested in the history of Africa’s richest nation and its largest democracy. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

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international woman space

Video: Emergency shelter in Wiesenstraße throws out Syrian refugee woman at night

Klick HERE for the Press Release which was published few days ago. Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/154353396 International Women Space got to know Viviana when she was still living the emergency shelter (Lager) at the Wiesenstraße, in Wedding, Berlin. On te 29th of January we went to the Notunterkunft to have a coffee with Viviana and… Read more »

international woman space

IN OUR OWN WORDS Book launch

Refugee Women in Germany tell their stories WHEN: 19.00 | 25th November 2015 WHERE: TheaterSpielRaum, Bethanien-Südflügel, Mariannenplatz 2B, 10997 Berlin   In 2013, we, the activists from International Women Space (IWS), set ourselves the task of documenting the lives and stories of refugee women in Germany. We approached the project in the Latin American tradition of… Read more »

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german wide movement / News

Aufruf zu bundesweiten Aktionstagen ‚Welcome2stay‘ vom 18. bis zum 23. März 2017

English, Français and Arabic below! انجليزي وعربي تحت! Einfaches Deutsch unten! Alle Flyer unten! Für das Recht zu kommen, zu gehen und zu bleiben Das europäische System der Abschottung wird noch brutaler, Deutschland geht mit immer mehr Abschiebungen voran – lasst uns gemeinsam laut werden! Beteiligt Euch an den bundesweiten Aktionstagen vom 18. bis zum… Read more »

Welcome2stay Aufruf zu bundesweiten Aktionstagen ‚Welcome2stay‘ vom 18. bis zum 23. März 2017
Daily Resistance Newspaper

Distribute the latest edition of Daily Resistance newspaper: Non-citizen Rise Up in Bavaria

Non-citizen Rise Up in Bavaria Dear people of the world, we have published the new issue of the newspaper “Daily Resistance”, and now it’s the time to bring the paper to the hands of people living in the lagers, by you! This issue comes “separately” in 7 languages This issue of Daily Resistance has a… Read more »

Daily Resistance Refugee Protest 2016 Bavaria
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Protest March Munich to Nuremberg

8th of  October 2016, Munich 33th day at Sendlinger Tor 1st day on Protest March We need your financial support for our protest march from Munich to Nürnberg – read more about it on our web page: refugeestruggle.org Spendenkonto: Account name: Refugee Struggle for Freedom BIC: GENODEM1GLS IBAN: DE 97 4306 0967 8229 1322 00… Read more »

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#VolemAcollir Hundreds of Thousands Chanted “Open The Borders!” in #Barcelona

Written by Riot Turtle Up to 300.000 people (according to organisers) took the streets of Barcelona yesterday. Police authorities estimated that about 160.000 people joined the protests. The huge demonstration demanded from the government in Madrid to immediately meet its pledge to take in thousands of refugees. People were mobilised with the slogan volem acollir… Read more »

Daily Resistance Newspaper / News / oplatz

Daily Resistance is an instrument of organization / Daily resistance gazetesi bir örgütlenme aracidir

text in Turkish DAILY RESISTANCE IS AN INSTRUMENT OF ORGANIZATION Now we are publishing the third issue of our newspaper. We have distributed five thousand copies of its first issue. Local initiatives played an important role in that practice. However, we would like to stress that Daily Resistance is not only about publication and distribution…. Read more »

berlin news / News

BlackLivesMatter: Schwarzer Widerstand und Schwarze Realitäten

Black Lives Matter – „Schwarzer Widerstand und Schwarze Realitäten“ This is Not a Moment, but a Movement. 26.02.2017 Einlass 17.30 Uhr Start:18.00 Uhr – 21.00Uhr Werkstatt der Kulturen, großer Saal, II Stock powered by ISD – Initiative Schwarze Menschen in Deutschland Filmpräsentation + Filmbesprechung „Generation Revolution“ Generation Revolution brings to screen the powerful story of… Read more »

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SMARTRESISTANCE – Gegen den 20. europäischen Polizeikongress in Berlin

Wann: Samstag, 18.02.2017, 15:00 Uhr Wo: Kotbusser Tor, Berlin-Kreuzberg Am 21. und 22. Februar 2017 findet der 20ste Europäische Polizeikongress im Berliner Congress Centrum (BCC) statt. Zu diesem Anlass wollen wir am 18.02.2017 mit einer Demonstration durch Kreuzberg unseren Widerstand gegen die repressive Politik der Herrschenden zum Ausdruck bringen und den Vertreter_innen der europäischen Sicherheitsbehörden… Read more »

berlin news / News / refugee-struggle

Get together 2017: Freedom of movement and the right to stay!

auf deutsch weiter unten *** Ideas for actiondays and a coming together at a possible conference Dear friends and activists, 2015 will be remembered in the history of struggles for freedom of movement as an historical year. Nearly one million people crossed in a march of hope through Europe to fight for their aim to… Read more »

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Black History Month 2017 Thursday 23rd of Feb, 7 pm in Aquarium

Greetings Is poetry Enough? In this time of anixiety fueld by fear we decided to have a BHM event for the sake of sanity and humanity- We are doing this to see how and what we can do together in the future- Black History Month is the history we all share whether we know it… Read more »