Today, the group has 61 members — women who are HIV-positive, widows, single mothers, women who face domestic abuse, former abductees who lost their limbs or still live with bullet wounds and women whose children were abducted during the conflict, with some of them never returning.
In Portugal, sardines are increasingly scarce. Their stocks in the waters off the Iberian Peninsula have plummeted in recent years, resulting in a fishing ban earlier this year that grounded Portuguese and Spanish sardine ships for months.
Ausma Zehanat Khan, 49, published her first book just four years ago. Her impressive output since then, which includes a short story featuring her detectives and a nonfiction children’s book about Ramadan, might attest to the pent-up creative energy she's had since she was a teenager.
Inspired by the #MeToo movements that spread around the world last fall, #Teknisktfel is a petition, hashtag and website run by seven women in Sweden’s tech industry dedicated to chronicling the harassment and discrimination that women in the field face every day.