‘Value’ Of Unpaid Work By Women

By Sheshu Babu, Countercurrents.org -

In an article ( Women’s unpaid work:some statistics, 7 March 2000, theguardian.com), compiled by Global Women’s Strike campaign, ‘….. unwaged work contributes as much as £ 739 bn to the British [...]

The Victories – And Continuing Struggles – Of Women In Sudan

By Nada Mustafa Ali, Theconversation.com -

One of the most popular images from Sudan’s protests that led to the overthrow of Omar al-Bashir is that of Alaa Salah – a young, female university student. The image of her speaking to a crowd [...]

A (Real) Strike To Fight For Abortion Rights

By Tatiana Cozzarelli, Ezra Brain and Olivia Wood, Leftvoice.org -

In recent weeks, several states have passed incredibly restrictive laws against abortion. The specifics of these laws vary, but the end result is the same: abortion is becoming illegal again. In [...]

Abortion Rights And The Power Of Protest

By Margaret Kimberley, Blackagendareport.com -

Americans do not know how to protest. Even on those occasions when they take to the streets they also waste time with nonsense. Props like pink hats or costumes from the Handmaids Taletelevision [...]

Defend Your Clinics

By Christine Pardue, Jacobinmag.com -

It’s time for an abortion rights movement that’s not directed from the top-down by the Democratic Party and big nonprofits. Clinic defense is a crucial part of that mass, democratic, and militant [...]

The Most Dangerous Time For Women’s Rights In Decades

By Martha Burk, Otherwords.org -

We’re living in the most perilous time for abortion rights and reproductive freedom since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. While some erosion of abortion rights has occurred over the decades — [...]

America’s Reproductive Slaves

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

On Wednesday, the day it was announced that the U.S. birthrate fell for the fourth straight year, signaling the lowest number of births in 32 years, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law the most [...]

‘For The Love Of Our Children’: Mothers Rise Up In Global March For Climate Action

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

Marking International Mother's Day, thousands of moms took to the streets in London and across the world Sunday to demand transformative action on behalf of Mother Earth and their children, whose [...]

US Military Sees Dramatic Rise in Sexual Assaults

By Ilana Novick, Truthout -

There were 20,500 reported sexual assaults in the military in 2018, according to a new Pentagon report, a 38% increase in the number of assaults since 2016. The results, as ABC News reports, [...]

Looking Back At 1919: Immigration, Race, And Women’s Rights, Then And Now

By Arnold R. Isaacs, Tomdispatch.com -

The blend isn’t exact. Bigotry was expressed much more explicitly a century ago, not in code as it usually is now. Jim Crow laws in the South and other forms of racial segregation in the rest of [...]

MA – Mothers Out Front Launches “Beyond Gas” Campaign Team And 2-Year Campaign

By Anne Wright, Mothersoutfront.org -

We started the Launch Meeting with a celebration of all that has been done in past years to limit the use of dangerous fracked gas, and to stop the build-out of gas infrastructure in [...]

No Right To Privacy If You’re Poor?

By Don Lash, Socialistworker.org -

Institutional racism places Black women with gross disproportionality in the position of being disenfranchised of privacy rights as poor women, and the moral construction of poverty gives the [...]

‘If We Stop, The World Stops!’: Hundreds Of Thousands Of Spanish Women Take To Streets For Feminist Strike

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

Hundreds of thousands of people across Spain marked International Women's Day on Friday with a "feminist strike." The strike, in its second consecutive year, demanded stronger efforts to [...]

Draft Registration Will Be Either Ended Or Imposed On Women

By Staff, Davidswanson.org -

A choice must now be made. It is officially unconstitutional to discriminate against 18-year-old women by not forcing them to sign up to be forced against their will to kill and die for [...]

Chile’s Feminists Inspire A New Era Of Social Struggle

By Bree Busk, Roarmag.org -

It is May 2018 and as winter descends on Santiago, Chile, a new wave of feminist activity is exploding into life. Anti-patriarchal graffiti covers the city walls and streets are littered with the [...]