Feminism
Several injured as Thai police crackdown on protesters and other stories

Today in the Daily Round-up we take a look at the police crackdown on protesters in Thailand, the plans presented by progressive candidate Andres Arauz during the presidential debate in Ecuador, the life and activism of the late Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi, and the ongoing anti-government protests in Paraguay

Egyptian writer and activist Nawal El Saadawi dies at 89

An academic and a radical voice of feminism and anti-imperialism in the Arab world, she was constantly persecuted by the Egyptian state and religious fanatics for her writings

Police Repression-UK Protests surge across UK against state of women’s safety and police apathy 

33-year-old marketing executive Sarah Everard was murdered last week, allegedly by a Metropolitan policeman in London

Women across Latin America and the Caribbean rise up against patriarchy, femicides and capitalism

From Argentina to Mexico, millions of women took to the streets to demand equality in the most unequal region of the world, and to proclaim that they refuse to continue being marginalized, discriminated against, excluded, and murdered

Women’s groups across Europe mark International Women’s Day

The COVID-19 pandemic and the rise in oppression prompted by misogynist, conservative and far-right groups across Europe have threatened rights, lives and livelihoods of women across Europe

Around the World in 8 minutes: Mumia Abu-Jamal’s struggle for justice and more

In this episode of Around the World in 8 Minutes, we look at the struggle of Mumia Abu-Jamal for his rights and health, the development of various vaccine candidates in Cuba and the global mobilizations and preparations ahead of International Women’s Day

Progressive women’s groups in Pakistan release charter of demands ahead of Women’s Day

The 15 point charter of demands addresses issues ranging from access to healthcare to patriarchy, all of which affect women’s welfare in Pakistan

Honduras Women's Day - abortion rights Honduran women mobilize against attacks on their rights and an increase in violence

Abortion is illegal in Honduras in all circumstances. According to the UN, between 51,000 and 82,000 abortions are performed in unsafe and clandestine conditions in the country each year

Patriarchy and the pandemic: Disentangling the web of oppression

We discuss Coronashock and Patriarchy, a study done by Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, with Renata Porto Bugni to understand the impact of the pandemic on women and the LGBTQIA+ community.

Feminist organizations demand abortion rights in Dominican Republic

During his election campaign, newly elected President Luis Abinader promised to support abortion rights. However, the president of the chamber of deputies from Abinader’s party proposed to draft a new penal code without including them

Thousands hold vigil outside Argentine Congress during the vote on abortion bill

This Friday, the Chamber of Deputies will vote on the IVE bill that legalizes abortion in Argentina, a right that hundreds of thousands of women have been demanding for decades

“We demand an end to patriarchal violence in all its expressions”

On November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, working class women across the world raise their voices against patriarchal violence, exploitation and oppression

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