Patriarchy
Women rise up against patriarchal oppression globally

In this episode, we look at global International Women’s Day celebrations as well as the recent ruling that overturned the convictions against former Brazilian president Lula da Silva.

Protests against increasing police violence continue in Greece and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the protests against police violence in Greece, a report by the WHO on violence against women, the custodial deaths of National League for Democracy officials in Myanmar, the assassinations of leaders in Colombia, and the protests in solidarity with women farmers on International Women’s Day in India

WHO report violence against women One in every three women in the world endures violence, says WHO report 

The report, prepared by the World Health Organization on behalf of a UN special working group, is based on data from the largest ever study conducted on violence against women between 2000 and 2018

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

Women across the world demand end to gender-based violence

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

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

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