Eyewitnesses To The Rojava Revolution: Women Empowerment

By Debbie Bookchin, Emre Şahin, and Marina Sitrin, Roarmag.org -

What has been taking place in Rojava is easily one of the most inspiring and exciting experiments in autonomous self-government to ever exist. It is also one of the most massive, and gender [...]

Women Stand Defiantly At The Vanguard Of Lebanon’s Protest Movement

By Finbar Anderson and Abbie Cheeseman, Middleeasteye.net   -

In Beirut’s calls for revolution stand a distinct army that are protecting the mass protests from falling into violence: the women's frontline. Throughout the sprawling anti-government protests [...]

How Palestinian Women Successfully Defended Their Village From Demolition

By Sarah Flatto Manasrah, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Just over one year ago, photos and videos of Israeli border police violently arresting a young Palestinian woman went viral. She appeared to be screaming as they ripped her hijab off and wrestled [...]

First International Women’s Congress Seeks To Leave Hate And Confrontation Behind

By Marco Teruggi, Sputnik News, translation, Resumen-english.org -

The First International Women’s Congress gathered in Caracas representatives of 110 organizations from 23 countries from all over the world. The idea and plans of the event are a result of the [...]

Women Protest Raping Spree By Burning Police Station In Mexico

By Johnny Hazard, Counterpunch.org -

About two thousand people, mostly young women (many of whom identify themselves as anarcofeministas), marched and rampaged through the Zona Rosa area of Mexico City on Friday, August 16. This was [...]

Women Lead Struggle To Preserve Indian Democracy In Face Of Rising Hindu Nationalism

By Yamuna Matheswaran, Wagingnonviolence.org -

After the Indian government’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, people across India answered a nationwide call for protests issued by left-wing parties on Aug. 7. [...]

‘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, [...]