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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 [...]

Stand Up For Abortion Rights

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By Stop Patriarchy. Abortion rights are in a state of emergency! Clinics across the country have been forced to close through unjust laws and anti-abortion violence. Women and staff are shamed, [...]

$8 Million For Women In Sex For Home Repair Scandal

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By Marie Lodi for Jezebel. Twenty women who filed a lawsuit against the Housing Authority of Baltimore City are splitting a settlement worth almost $8 million. The lawsuit alleged that [...]

For Abortion Providers, A Constant Barrage Of Harassment

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By Nina Martin for ProPublica. Shootings like the one at a Colorado clinic are rare. Stalking, hate mail, and intimidating protests are the daily reality. Since 1993, 11 people have been [...]