A Day Without Women: Strikes In Mexico Follow Huge Rallies

By Josue Gonzalez, Frank Jack Daniel, Reuters.com -

The wildcat strike, dubbed “a day without us,” is intended to show what life would be like if women vanished from society. It followed a series of massive protests on Sunday to mark International [...]

Think Women’s March Wasn’t Radical Enough? Do Something About It

By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, www.theguardian.com -

By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor for The Guardian - It might not have been as black, brown or working class as many might have liked. But criticizing it from the sidelines doesn’t help anyone. The [...]

Black Women’s Resistance To The Legacy Of The Arab Slave Trade

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

Blackness and the Islamic Empire slave trade For the past fourteen centuries Arab, Turkish, Persian and some African nations and empires have conducted the Arab slave trade, also known as the [...]

Half Of Humanity’s Voice Was Not Heard At NATO: Women

By Evan Bartlett, www.i100.independent.co.uk -

An Afghan women’s rights campaigner has flown 4,500 miles from her home in Kabul to protest at the lack of female delegates at the Nato summit in Wales. Samira Hamidi held a ‘Talk to me - not [...]

Amazon Women: On the Front Lines of Grassroots Climate Leadership

By Nathan Heintz, www.earthisland.org -

Women have organized and battled for centuries to win basic rights, to be treated with respect and equality. Meanwhile, patriarchal institutions driven by the thirst for power, accumulation, and [...]