Gender equality
Cubans just ratified the world’s most progressive Family Code

Cuba’s new Family Code, passed in a referendum with 67% of the vote, expands women’s, children’s, and LGBTQ people’s legal rights

Cuba prepares for referendum on progressive Family Code

The new Family Code, drafted in consultation with the general public, is considered to be the world’s most inclusive and progressive code

Reclaiming the radical roots of International Working Women’s Day

The day was established by socialist women in order to highlight women’s centrality in the struggle to overthrow class based oppression, as well as to end the unique oppression faced by women.

“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

Women protest Turkey’s withdrawal from Istanbul convention 

The conservative government in Turkey led by AKP officially withdrew from the convention which demands signatories make legal and institutional arrangements for protecting women and achieving gender equality

Women across the world demand end to gender-based violence

November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Millions mobilize across Latin America for International Working Women’s Day

This years mobilization was one of the largest yet which saw millions across the continent on the streets demanding justice, rights and equality

Women's protest in Iraq Hundreds of thousands take part in ‘million-women march’ in Iraq

The protests took place after well-known Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called for gender segregation at the anti-government protests

2019 Feminist and LGBTQ+ struggles No revolution without gender justice

In this year-ender, we take a look at the prominent feminist and gender justice struggles from across the globe.

Womens strike switzerland Swiss women demand equality and gender justice in massive national strike

The condition of women in Swiss workplaces is substandard compared to its neighboring European states as a wage gap of 8% persists between men and women with equal qualifications.

“When women stop, the world stops”: International Women’s Day 2019

All across the world, International Working Women’s Day became an occasion to mark the historical struggles that have been led by feminists from across the gender spectrum for a more equal world