US Ranks As 10th Most Dangerous Country In World For Women

By Staff, Thomson Reuters Foundation -

The United States ranked as the 10th most dangerous country for women, the only Western nation to appear in the top 10. The United States shot up in the rankings after tying joint third with [...]

Zapatista’s ‘Women in Struggle’ Summit Sets Historical Precedent

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Thousands of women met in Zapatista territory against capitalist and patriarchal society. Thousands of women from all around the world met in Zapatista territory to participate in the first Women [...]

The Silenced #MeToo: War, Rape, & Racism

By Truthout Adoption Collective. -

For the last few months America has been having a conversation that is most often not welcome  at the dinner table or the nightly news. Multitudes of women and a few men have come forward to [...]

Charo Mina-Rojas Speaks At UN On Women, Peace & Security

By Staff, www.womenpeacesecurity.org -

By Working Group on Women, Peace and Security. New York, NY - This statement was made by Ms. Charo Mina-Rojas, a member of the human rights team of the Black Communities’ Process, the [...]

March For Racial Justice: Thousands Rally In DC

By John Zangas and Anne Meador, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas and Anne Meador for DC Media Group. Washington, DC - Tens of thousands marched for racial justice on Saturday, calling for racial equality, an end to police violence and white [...]

Saturday: March For Black Women

By Monica Busch, www.bustle.com -

By Monica Busch for Bustle. At the center of the March for Racial Justice, a civil rights demonstration that will take place in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Sept. 30, is the March For Black [...]

Saudi Women Behind The Wheel, But Not In Driver’s Seat

By Medea Benjamin, www.popularresistance.org -

By Medea Benjamin. It looks like 27 years of protesting, along with international pressure and government recognition that it needs more Saudi women in the workforce, has finally paid off. In [...]

The Creative Resistance Of Domestic Workers

By Rose Mahi, www.opendemocracy.net -

By Rose Mahi for Open Democracy. Many conditions play into the exploitation of migrant domestic workers (MDWs) in Lebanon. Most of the time, MDWs are women, and some of us are illiterate. And at [...]

Why Were the Saudi Streets So Quiet?

By Medea Benjamin, www.popularresistance.org -

By Medea Benjamin. With the world’s media focused on President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, it’s curious that the streets of Riyadh were so empty. Unlike most of Trump’s public appearances, [...]

Women Beware: Saudi Arabia To Shape Global Standards For Women

By Medea Benjamin, www.popularresistance.org -

By Medea Benjamin. It’s hard to sink to a greater depth of hypocrisy than voting Saudi Arabia onto a UN Commission charged with promoting women’s equality and empowerment. And yet, on April 23rd, [...]

Huge Counter-Protests At ‘Defund Planned Parenthood’ Rallies

By Staff, www.commondreams.org -

By Staff for Common Dreams. Anti-abortion groups called for 'Defund Planned Parenthood' demonstrations at more than 200 Planned Parenthood locations throughout the United States on Saturday to [...]

Many Forms Of Violence Against Women

By Rene Wadlow, www.ovimagazine.com -

By Rene Wadlow. 25 November is the day designated by the United Nations General Assembly as the “International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.” Violence against women is a [...]

White Supremacists In Suits And Ties In Washington

By Lacy McCauley, www.popularresistance.org -

By Lacy McCauley. Washington, DC - Nazi salutes. White people demanding a white “homeland.” A speaker talking about how women like to be assaulted. Glowing remarks about Adolf Hitler. Reporters [...]

Nicaragua, World Champion of Gender Equality in Politics

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Telesur. Before Sunday's elections, 42 percent of lawmakers were women, making Nicaragua the country with the highest rate of women representation. Half of the candidates running [...]

Newsletter: Time For Boldness, Clarity & Assertiveness

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. In this moment, the movement for economic, racial and environmental justice needs be bold, clear and assertive in putting forth an [...]