The Arts And Symbolism In Mexico’s Feminist Movement

By Poncho Hernández, Nonviolent Conflict. -

Last August, during a press conference with Mexico City’s police chief, a group of young women were seen breaking windows and throwing pink glitter in the police chief’s face. This was to demand [...]

Philly Marches For ‘Justicia Para Vanessa!’

By Joe Piette, Workers.org. -

Over 100 people, predominantly Mexican-American and young, marched in Philadelphia on July 12 to demand justice for Pfc. Vanessa Guillén. The protest was organized by JUNTOS and Lazos America [...]

Family Of Murdered Army Specialist Accuses The Army Of A Cover-up

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

Violence against women in the military and at Fort Hood has been going on for a very long time. Twelve years ago, in 2008, I wrote an article “Is There an Army Cover-Up of Rape and Murder of [...]

Violence Against Women And Girls: The Shadow Pandemic

By Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women. -

Confinement is fostering the tension and strain created by security, health, and money worries. And it is increasing isolation for women with violent partners, separating them from the people and [...]

RECAP: Sovereignty And Native Women’s Safety At US Capitol

By Acee Agoyo, Indianz.com -

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Braving brutal temperatures and high humidity, Native women rallied at the U.S. Capitol last week to honor survivors of violence and to push for renewal of the Violence [...]

Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women’s Task Force Inches Closer To Reality

By Lorenzo Serna, UnicornRiot.ninja -

Minneapolis, MN – State legislators continue to push the creation of a Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) task force in Minnesota. The House Bill HF 70 was approved by the Committee of [...]

US Ranks As 10th Most Dangerous Country In World For Women

By Staff, Thomson Reuters Foundation -

The United States ranked as the 10th most dangerous country for women, the only Western nation to appear in the top 10. The United States shot up in the rankings after tying joint third with [...]

Mapping Out Missing And Murdered Native Women: ‘I Would Want My Story To Have Meaning’

By Mary Annette Pember, Rewire.news -

“Hand-drawn maps have great potential to reflect our ways of knowing,” said Lucchesi in an interview with Rewire.News. A recent example of this is a map Lucchesi created in preparation for the [...]

Native Leaders Bring Attention To Impact Of Fossil Fuel Industry On Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls

Lower Brule, SD — Yesterday, May 4th, Indigenous leaders and allies began convening at the Rosebud Sioux Nation, just miles from the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route, to call attention to the [...]

Israel’s Systematic Violence Against Palestinian Women

By Greg Shupak, Electronicintifada.net -

Crucial to Israeli colonialism is an attempt at the destruction of Palestinian society. This is part of a bid to secure demographic majority over non-Jewish people across all of historic [...]

‘It’s Time for Indian Women to Be Heard’: Promise And Problems Of Tribal Law And Order Act

By Mary Annette Pember, Rewire.news -

Although proponents of the act are disappointed in the DOJ’s limited support of it, they remain hopeful about the future and the potential for such legislation to help Native women. “The Tribal [...]

The Silenced #MeToo: War, Rape, & Racism

By Truthout Adoption Collective. -

For the last few months America has been having a conversation that is most often not welcome  at the dinner table or the nightly news. Multitudes of women and a few men have come forward to [...]