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Abortion Ban Repealed In New Mexico After Years Of Struggle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 [...]

Why Women Will Prove More Vulnerable Than Men In This Pandemic Moment Of Economic Crisis

By Rebecca Gordon, Tom Dispatch. -

Before I found myself “sheltering in place,” this article was to be about women’s actions around the world to mark March 8th, International Women’s Day. From Pakistan to Chile, women in their [...]

Saudi’s Brave Women Pull Back the Curtain on Crown Prince MBS

By Medea Benjamin and Ariel Gold, Popular Resistance -

Loujain al-Hathloul gained notoriety in 2013 for campaigning against the driving ban when she posted videos of herself driving as an act of civil disobedience. She was first arrested in December [...]

Women Protest Around The World For Equality And Ending Violence And Exploitation

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

The first National Woman's Day was observed in the United States on February 28, 1909, organized by the Socialist Party of America, to honor the 1908 garment workers' strike in New [...]