The NF Feminist Glossary

Welcome to Neighborhood Feminists’ Glossary! We recognize that practicing intersectional feminism means embracing a whole new vocabulary – something that isn’t as easily accessible to everyone. We’ve created this glossary of common terms and definitions to help you along the way.  This list of terms is not exhaustive, nor will it likely ever be. As […]

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Menstruation Stations

In order to better meet the rising need for menstrual products in Amsterdam, in August 2021 we launched our Menstruation Stations project. Menstruation Stations are cabinets that are placed by us in easy-to-reach locations. They are stocked and kept replenished with free period products for anyone in need, no questions asked. Why Menstruation Stations? Period […]

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Stepping up for Ukrainian refugees

The UN has declared an expected total exodus of some 5 million Ukrainians, with hundreds of thousands already on the move in the violent wake of Putin’s aggression in Ukraine. The first Ukrainian asylum-seeking refugees have already arrived in the Netherlands. Just as with other refugees, Neighborhood Feminists will help Ukrainian refugees to the full […]

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Dignity Kits

We provide people, mostly women and girls, living in difficult situations in Amsterdam with Dignity Kits: kits with menstrual products and the most basic of toiletries, such as a toothbrush, toothpaste, soap and shampoo. Why are these kits necessary? Here’s the hard truth: in Amsterdam, 1 in 5 people live below the poverty line–and period […]

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