Mexico Court Says Criminalising Abortion Unconstitutional

By Aljazeera. -

Mexico’s Supreme Court has ruled that it is unconstitutional to penalise abortion, a major victory for women’s health and reproductive rights that comes amid a “green wave” of abortion [...]

For A Workers’ Olympics!

By Nathaniel Flakin, Left Voice. -

We need a Workers’ Olympics as an alternative to the bourgeois Olympics! This might sound like an empty slogan, but the International Workers’ Olympiads took place from 1921 to 1937. The workers’ [...]

Women Everywhere In The World Are Squeezed Into A Tight Corner

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

In 1995, the delegates elected Chen Muhua (1921-2011) as the president of the UN World Conference on Women. In 1938, Chen went to Yan’an to join the communist revolution, studying at Kàngda and [...]

Women’s Rights In Nicaragua Under Attack From An Unlikely Source

By John Perry, Popular Resistance. -

Gioconda Belli, the Nicaraguan writer perhaps best known for her autobiography The Country Under My Skin, has been described as ‘an icon of Latin American feminist literature’. She spoke recently [...]

Migrant Worker Women Submit First Petition Against The US Under USMCA

By the Center for Migrant Rights. -

Maritza Perez and Adareli Ponce have filed the first-ever petition against the U.S. under the USMCA in a pivotal moment for the fight to end gender discrimination against migrant worker women on [...]

Abortion Ban Repealed In New Mexico After Years Of Struggle

By Kuveni Scanlan, Liberation News. -

Radical and progressive activists recently led the way to an important victory for working-class women in New Mexico. For the past three years, several organizations in New Mexico, including the [...]

March 8: Day Of Revolutionary And Working Women, Not Queens And Exploiters

By Cecilia Zamudio, Resumen English. -

On the 8th of March, we commemorate working women, revolutionary women. Clara Zetkin, later a founder of the German Communist Party, proposed the commemoration in a conference of socialist women [...]

The Activist Roots Of Black Feminist Theory

By Linda Burnham, Organizing Upgrade. -

The idea that race, class and gender are interrelated dynamics of power and oppression has gained sufficient currency in the academic world to go by the shorthand “intersectionality,” or [...]

Abuses In Palm Oil Fields Linked To Top Beauty Brands

By Margie Mason and Robin McDowell, AP News. -

Sumatra, Indonesia - With his hand clamped tightly over her mouth, she could not scream, the 16-year-old girl recalls – and no one was around to hear her anyway. She describes how her boss raped [...]

How To Remember A Feminist Movement That Hasn’t Ended

By Erin L. Thompson, Tom Dispatch. -

Increasing outrage from critics over what the New York Times’ Brent Staples called the monument’s “lily-white version of history.” The proposed monument, wrote another critic in a similar vein, [...]

Work In The Time Of COVID-19

By Rebecca Gordon, Tom Dispatch. -

In two weeks, my partner and I were supposed to leave San Francisco for Reno, Nevada, where we’d be spending the next three months focused on the 2020 presidential election. As we did in 2018, [...]

Philly Marches For ‘Justicia Para Vanessa!’

By Joe Piette, Workers.org. -

Over 100 people, predominantly Mexican-American and young, marched in Philadelphia on July 12 to demand justice for Pfc. Vanessa Guillén. The protest was organized by JUNTOS and Lazos America [...]

The Kurds Unbowed

By Dilar Dirik, New Internationalist. -

Despite the odds stacked against it, the women’s movement is determined to continue the struggle. In response to the Turkish invasions, hundreds of thousands of women from the different [...]

Violence Against Women And Girls: The Shadow Pandemic

By Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women. -

Confinement is fostering the tension and strain created by security, health, and money worries. And it is increasing isolation for women with violent partners, separating them from the people and [...]

Corporate Media Silent On New Accusation Of Sexual Assault By Joe Biden

By Britni de la Cretaz, Refinery 29. -

The media is not covering a new sexual assault allegation against former Vice President Joe Biden from a woman named Tara Reade, who says she has been trying to share her story since 1993 when it [...]