Feminism
Femicide of María Belén Bernal sparks outrage in Ecuador

María Belén Bernal was found murdered five kilometers from the Police Training School. Bernal’s mother deemed her daughter’s femicide as “a state crime.”

Feminist Brigade participates in exchange of revolutionary ideas in Venezuela

Brigade participants met with representatives of Venezuelan popular and revolutionary feminism. This exchange was organized by the International Peoples’ Assembly and the Simon Bolivar Institute for Peace and Solidarity among Peoples.

International Feminist Brigade begins in Venezuela

Delegations of women from the five continents have traveled to Venezuela to learn about the struggle of women in the Bolivarian Revolution and share experiences from their own regions

Women in struggle sustain life in rural and urban areas

At he 3rd Continental Assembly of ALBA Movements, women from a cross-section of struggles talked about solidarity and their striving to build a better world

“Weapons are not tools for peace”: feminists against wars and NATO

In the lead-up to the Peace Summit against NATO, women build a feminist agenda against war and towards peace

British ferry workers fired, women’s groups oppose Lasso’s veto and other stories

Today we look at the sudden mass lay-offs imposed on 800 ferry workers in the UK, the partial presidential veto of an abortion bill in Ecuador, and more

Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso partially vetoes abortion bill

Feminist movements and women’s rights organizations have vehemently rejected the president’s decision and his reasons to partially veto the bill that allowed abortions in rape cases

Women in Colombia continue their struggle for reproductive rights

Ana Gonzalez Velez from the Roundtable for Life and Health of Women talks about the recent constitutional ruling in favour of decriminalization of abortion in Colombia and what lies ahead

Charges dropped against 4 Wet’suwet’en land defenders in Canada and other stories

Today we look at the continued threats against Wet’suwet’en land defenders in Canada, the killing of 3 Palestinian people in violent Israeli raids, and more

Following outrage, Guatemalan president reverses controversial “Life and Family Protection” bill

The bill would have increased prison sentences for women seeking abortions, banned same-sex marriages, and prohibited educational institutions from teaching about sexuality and gender

“You strike a woman, you strike a rock!”

Across the world, women took to the streets for International Working Women’s Day to demand dignity, equality, and freedom

Colombia decriminalizes elective abortion in milestone ruling

With the decision, Colombia has become the third country in Latin America, following Argentina and Mexico, to expand the sexual and reproductive rights of women in recent years