The ratification of one treaty may not have a significant impact on the overall status of women in society, but withdrawal from that same treaty, especially one as central as the Istanbul Convention, is a clear sign of deteriorating women’s rights
Constitutional change in Honduras stands out in the “green wave” of pro-choice campaigning currently taking Latin America by storm. The advancement of anti-abortion legislation in Honduras threatens to undermine any regional progress.
Our team met with Emma Sitland to talk about her upcoming piece “Women’s Social Movements in West Africa: What Makes a Success Story?” in the Spring 2019 edition of Chrysalis. Her article looks at women’s social movements in Liberia and Sierra Leone.