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The lessons of South Africa’s 1956 Women’s March resonate to this day

On August 9, 1956, nearly 20,000 women marched in South Africa against apartheid-era Pass Laws. The struggles they waged and the demands they raised are especially relevant today

Massive protests against gender-based violence in Nigeria force government to take measures

The cabinet has called on all state governments to implement Violence against Persons Prohibition Act (VAPPA), 2015, a key demand of protesters. The parliament’s upper house also pushed legislation for protection of victims from stigma.

Dispatches from India Ep 9: Gas leak in south Indian city

In this episode of Dispatches from India, we take a look at the gas leak in the south Indian city of Visakhapatnam, the situation of drivers in Kashmir due to COVID-19 and the ‘Bois Locker Room’ issue.

Pakistan passes Zainab Alert Bill to fight child abuse

Two years after the murder and rape of a minor girl rocked Pakistan, its legislative assembly has introduced a law to prevent criminal activities against children

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

Against the rise of the right, women mobilize!

We take a look at the mobilizations that took place in different countries across the world on International Working Women’s Day 2020.

“The war against Venezuela positions the bodies of women as territories of conquest and domination”

Feminist militant Isis Ochoa discusses the centrality of women in the struggle against imperialism in Venezuela

“Women are at the heart of struggles in Morocco”

In the lead-up to International Women’s Day, Azlaf Zahra of the Democratic Way in Morocco reflects on the importance of women’s struggles in the country and the world

Over 3,500 Landless Women occupy Brasilia at 1st National MST Women’s Meeting

The event will gather rural women from all over Brazil in the capital, ending in a march on International Women´s Day

Chilean President slammed for misogynist remarks, feminists strengthen calls for strike

Chilean women’s rights organizations and feminist movements have fiercely criticized president Sebastián Piñera for his misogynist and patriarchal remarks

“Women will only be free when we dismantle capitalism”

Maria Júlia Montero, of the World March of Women, talks about the mobilizations planned for March 8

Eve Ensler: Women need not wait for an apology

Prominent feminist and author of The Vagina Monologues Eve Ensler talks to Newsclick about her new book, The Apology.

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