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 [...]