Afghan women are at the forefront of resistance, as they have always been.
This week marks a sombre anniversary: the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan. On this Afghan Independence Day, as an Afghan woman, born and raised in France, far removed from my family's and community's ancestral homeland, I want to share some thoughts. In the years before the fall of Afghanistan, a feeling of change was palpable. Cities were…read more
CFFP’s Afghan Female Artists List
Reflecting on two years since the Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan—a pivotal moment that reshaped countless lives worldwide. The burning of 'illegal' instruments is a mere fragment of the Taliban's assault on culture. Memories of their past rule remind us of the heritage erased, leaving a void in art and culture. August 2021 reignited fear among…read more
Ugandan parliament’s “Anti-Homosexuality Bill” threatens fundamental human rights.
The Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy (CFFP) Stands in Solidarity with Ugandan LGBTQI+ Community and Condemns “Anti-Homosexuality Bill” 2023 The Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy (CFFP) is deeply concerned about the recent passing of the "Anti-Homosexuality Bill" 2023 by the Parliament of Uganda. This unjust and cruel law violates human rights and further discriminates and…read more
The war in Iraq, a 20 years legacy
Today, March 20th, 2023, marks the 20th anniversary of the war in Iraq, a conflict that had profound and long-lasting effects on Iraqis, the Middle East, and the world. Despite the stated objectives of the war, such as the removal of Saddam Hussein's regime and the establishment of a democratic government, it was widely criticised…read more
Germany’s Feminist Foreign Policy – A first Analysis
guidelines of the German Federal Foreign Office on “Shaping Feminist Foreign Policy”. Already in late 2021, the German government committed to a Feminist Foreign Policy and, thus, to follow in the footsteps of countries such as Mexico, Canada, France, Netherlands, and Spain. Whilst Minister Baerbock repeatedly emphasised last week that these guidelines are not a…read more
AT THE CENTRE: Afghan Women Experts’ Policy Demands
For the last 18 months, CFFP has been guided by and working with a steering committee of Afghan women experts and human rights activists, with the goal of ensuring that their expertise, recommendations, and perspectives are placed at the centre of international and national policies. This has culminated in a list of demands as published…read more
CFFP’s Black Feminist Reading List 2.0
To be clear - Black history is in the making every day and should thus be celebrated every day, but we still want to take the opportunity of Black History Month 2023 to highlight Black feminist voices. In the last year, our team has grown quite a bit - with that comes more people to…read more