No Loopholes, No Exceptions

By Penelope Kyritsis, Opendemocracy.net -

For decades, domestic workers and farmworker women have been systematically excluded from labour protection laws and have faced extensive barriers to justice for sexual harassment, among other [...]

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 [...]

War Is A Women’s Issue

By Cheryl Biren, Marchonpentagon.com -

Imperialist War is an atrocity and atrocities make up the whole of the atrocity. When they cannot be suppressed, the Pentagon and corporate media work in tandem to convince the public that the [...]

The Palestinian Women At The Forefront Of Gaza’s Protests

By Mersiha Gadzo and Anas Jnena, Aljazeera.com -

Gaza Strip - On one side of the fence, dozens of Israeli soldiers lay positioned behind sand dunes, tracking the Palestinian demonstrators through the crosshairs of their snipers. On the other [...]

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 [...]

Zapatista Women Inspire The Fight Against Patriarchy

By Shirin Hess, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Dawn had only just broken over the mountains. While most of the women and children on the camping grounds were still asleep, others were already wide awake, huddling together in the first rays of [...]

What’s To Celebrate? Iraq, 15 Years Later

By Cindy Sheehan, Cindysheehanssoapbox.blogspot.com -

H.W.  he was left in power in Iraq and during the regime of the Commander in Grief  Bill Clinton, the people of Iraq were devastated with crippling sanctions and active bombing. Moreover, [...]

Women Will Rid The World Of Nuclear Bombs

By Heidi Hurtur, Damemagazine.com -

Today, experts say, we are inching ever closer to nuclear catastrophe. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists defines how close we are to nuclear war with their metaphorical Doomsday Clock. Earlier [...]

From #MeToo To #WeStrike

By Liz Mason-Deese, Lithub.com -

A year before #MeToo erupted in the United States, women in Argentina were fighting against an epidemic of violence against women in which, on average, one woman is killed every 30 hours. The [...]

More Than 5 Million Join Spain’s ‘Feminist Strike’

By Sam Jones, Theguardian.com -

More than 5 million workers have taken part in Spain’s first nationwide “feminist strike”, according to trade unions. The action, held to mark International Women’s Day, is intended to highlight [...]

Why Training Women In Nonviolent Resistance Is Critical To Movement Success

By Marie Berry and Erica Chenoweth, Wagingnonviolence.org -

In the year since Trump’s inauguration, we have seen an outpouring of popular mobilization in resistance to his administration’s policies. Crowd estimates suggest that 5.2-9 million people took [...]

On March 8th, Women Across The World Are Going On Strike

By Staff, Redpepper.org.uk -

It’s been a turbulent year for women everywhere. Whilst a self-confessed perpetrator of sexual assault sits in the White House, feminist grassroots organisations are gaining in strength and [...]

Marching Forward Women, Resistance And Counter-Power

Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres, Medha Patkar and Nonhle Mbuthuma, Longreads.tni.org -

If we learnt anything in 2017 in the aftermath of Trump’s election shock, it was that the face of resistance to today’s autocrats would be that of a woman. Women were the first to take to the [...]

A Woman’s Rebellion

By Rod Such, Electronicintifada.net -

Naila and the Uprising, the latest documentary by Brazilian filmmaker Julia Bacha, who previously directed the 2009 documentary Budrus, centers on the life of Naila Ayesh and how she came to [...]