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Advocacy progress in Amsterdam West!

Another advocacy win! Behind the scenes we’ve been working hard at getting period poverty on the agenda throughout the city of Amsterdam. Last Tuesday, Iris Pauw (GroenLinks) put forth a motion in the city district committee of Amsterdam West, urging the city district to take concrete steps toward ending period poverty in Amsterdam. We collaborated […]

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Your voice + period poverty in Amsterdam

To better understand period poverty in Amsterdam, we need your voice.  We’ve been cooking up something new, and in a few days, you’ll be able to help us. How? By taking part in an online study on period poverty we’re launching together with international research agency Opinium. The online survey will take about 5 minutes […]

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No one is free until we are all free

On July 1st, we’re closing the Neighborhood Feminists office and pausing our social media to observe Keti Koti (or Dia di Abolishon), marking the abolition of slavery. It took until 1863 before the Netherlands officially ended slavery in Suriname and the former Antilles. The horror continued, however, as enslaved people were forced to work another […]

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Let’s Talk About Periods.

Click here to read this post in Dutch. For nearly a decade, people around the world have been marking May 28th as International Menstrual Hygiene Day. Beyond promoting good menstrual health and hygiene on this day, their goal has been to end period stigma and break the silence around period poverty. We love this goal–all […]

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The NF Glossary

Welcome to NF 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 we […]

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Expanding our team!

In the past year, our projects have continued to grow to such an extent that we’re now seeking two new board members to strengthen the Neighborhood Feminists team. The positions begin at the end of August 2022 and last for 1 year, with the possibility of a contract extension. We are looking for people who […]

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