What a month!

In just one month–ongoing pandemic notwithstanding–we voted in parliamentary elections, marked International Women’s Day (joining the Women’s March in Zuidoost!), and took part in the protest in Westerpark against racism and fascism.  We also ran our first awareness and fundraising campaign. On the awareness side, the “Learning, Growing + Taking Action” campaign took a closer […]

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A week on period poverty

We are wrapping up our campaign and have spent the final week talking about period poverty. This is a topic we are well acquainted with, as it was the impetus for our Dignity Kits project. The facts on period poverty tell us that this lived experience is much closer to home than many of us realize. It’s […]

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A Pandemic Campaign + A Journal

Parents teach children patience, explaining that progress never happens all at once, but rather step by step. Very rarely is a person defined by a single action; no one rises up and, say, ends poverty in one go. Instead, we’re defined by all the choices we do and don’t make in the good times–and in […]

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A week on abortion rights

The second week of our campaign has focused on abortion rights. We’ve jumped into information, tools and resources that help us to learn and grow our knowledge of (threats to) abortion rights and how this affects our community. Access to safe abortion is a human right, but the rise and normalization of the extreme right […]

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Our Wall of Honor

We’re marking this year’s International Women’s Day (cis/trans/X!) in part by sharing our first ever Wall of Honor, which we’ll be updating every week this month during our campaign. Behind every name you see on the wall is a person who believes, just as we do, that everyone deserves equal rights every day of the year, […]

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A Week on Intersectional Feminism

This first week of our campaign has focused on intersectional feminism. We’ve jumped into information, tools and resources that help us to learn and grow our knowledge of intersectional feminism and how it affects our community. So how does that all come together?  Learning We kicked off the first half of the week learning about […]

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A campaign for LEARNING | GROWING | TAKING ACTION

Today, we’re launching our first-ever Neighborhood Feminists campaign, with the direct fundraising aim of providing more period products and essentials for people in Amsterdam who can’t afford them. (Of course, it’s all online, in keeping with the restrictions of the times…) Period poverty in Amsterdam Here’s the hard truth: in Amsterdam, 1 in 5 people […]

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