by. Lohana Berkins, Lohana Berkins (Pocitos, – Buenos Aires, ) fue una activista transgénero argentina,12 defensora e impulsora de la identidad. The late afternoon sun casts a golden glow over children playing in the little park where Lohana Berkins has suggested we should meet. AWID is an international, feminist, membership organisation committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women’s human rights.

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A decade of resistance behind Iranian bars.

But it hasn’t always been that way. There are now around travestis working in co-ops in the Buenos Aires area. Jailed Nubian activist dies in custody.

Theresa May rolls out the red carpet for Saudi crown prince. Edward Siddons spoke to him to find out more about As people gain rights lhana acceptance, and the rigid binary definitions of female and male are challenged and become more fluid, so the need for surgical intervention decreases.

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Despite the atrocious human rights situation in the country, the West finds much to celebrate about Bahrain. Is China detaining a million Uyghur Muslims? Today Argentina leads the world in recognizing the rights of transgender people. Chris Brazier explains what Alam’s detention means and Valentino Vecchietti calls for urgent change. X New Internationalist is a lifeline for activists, campaigners and readers who value independent journalism.


The Ni Berkinw Menos movement are making history. Straight talking and fiercely analytical, she comes across as a woman who knows exactly who she is.

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Changing legal and social gender ID without medical intervention has also become possible. We are the poorest sisters of the movement. She has played a key role in bringing about legal and social changes in Argentina that can only be described as revolutionary. Dear MeToo backlash, we feminists have heard it all before… Kate Smurthwaite writes. Of prison she says: She is keen that trans people obtain jobs outside the co-ops, too. Iranian Women protest the veil.

Why Spycops victims walked out from the police inquiry. Thousands of Canadians — indigenous and non-indigenous — took to the streets in cities across the country after an all-white jury So you go into a discourse of internal misery that nothing will change, that nothing will make any difference, whatever happens. The British hacker will be at great risk lohan he loses his case, writes Ella Matthews.


Saudi persecution of the al-Nimr family continues. At the root of this shockingly low life expectancy is discrimination and all that emanates from it: Indigenous lives matter in Canada.

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Becky and Simon Kenton-Lake report. Because trans people become accustomed to a high level of violence, Lohana says: Buenos Aires welcomed the WTO with a week of action.

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Lohana Berkins

Today, Lohana looks at young trans people with pride and pleasure. But to start, Lohana is determined to set out the reality faced by transsexual or travesti people.

We are very much involved in the wider political struggles