Dutch Feminist March Foundation shuts down, citing mental health strain following cancelled protest

Group says they will not be available for questions, requests from the media and other correspondence in response to the closure

Why It Matters

Foundations need to be aware of the risks to members and themselves when choosing protest themes, locations and slogans.

Netherlands-based Feminist March Foundation announced its dissolution just days after their annual International Women’s Day march was cancelled after fears of violence.

“It is with a heavy heart that the board and management announce that the Feminist March Foundation will cease to exist,” the group said in a website post on Friday.

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