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 [...]

Mexican Women Plan Historic Strike Against Femicides

By Isabella Cora, Open Democracy. -

On 10 February, two Mexican newspapers published leaked photos of the mutilated body of Ingrid Escamilla, a 25-year-old woman who was murdered and skinned from head to toe by her [...]

French Women March For Equal Rights In Solidarity With Women Around The World

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

The ongoing protests in France took a new turn today as French women marched for equal rights and respect in the #MarcheFeministe. Thousands of women peacefully marched in solidarity with women [...]

#Mexico: “We Don’t Give Up and Don’t Give In” Call For Collective Action

By National Indigenous Congress, Enough is Enough. -

As a “Women’s” working group of the CIG, we would like to remember the words of Comandanta Yesica at the end of her closing speech at the Second International Gathering of Women who Struggle held [...]

Second Zapatista Gathering Of Women Who Struggle

By Radio Zapatista, It's Going Down. -

We dreamed “that the patriarchy burned” and that it was possible to inhabit spaces free of cruelty. For a long time, we graffitied it, theorized it, protested for it, and proposed it. We then [...]

New Study Destroys The Central Argument Behind ‘Abortion Reversal’

By Tiffany Diane Tso, Rewire.News -

Ninety-nine percent of women don’t regret their abortions five years after getting the procedure, according to a new study that undercuts the myth of abortion regret perpetuated by state [...]

50 Years After Congress Passed ERA, Amendment Meets Constitutional Threshold

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

Women's rights advocates celebrated Wednesday as the Virginia legislature became the 38th in the nation to approve the Equal Rights Amendment, nearly 100 years after activists first called for [...]

Southern States Funnel Public Money To Fake Abortion Clinics

By Sarah Moore, Facing South -

Nationwide, 14 states are sending tax dollars to so-called "crisis pregnancy centers" (CPCs), which pose as legitimate medical facilities offering free pregnancy testing and ultrasounds when in [...]

Sorry For The Inconvenience, This Is A Revolution

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

On 1 January, 5.5 million women formed a 620-kilometre wall across the length of the Indian state of Kerala (population 35 million). This was not like Donald Trump’s wall across the US-Mexico [...]

Single Moms Sucked Into the Cruelest Debtors’ Prison We’ve Ever Seen

By Nusrat Choudhury, ACLU -

Across the country, state and local governments are running modern-day debtors’ prisons that rip families apart because they cannot afford fines and fees owed to courts, including for traffic [...]