Women’s rights
Hundreds protest against the sexist citizenship bill in Lebanon

Hundreds protested in Lebanon demanding the right for Lebanese women to pass on their citizenship to their children.

RADHA GYAWALI_NEPAL COMMUNIST PARTY Women’s liberation and the communist movement in Nepal

In an exclusive interview to Peoples Dispatch, Radha Gyawali, a central committee member of the Nepal Communist Party talks about the women’s liberation movement in Nepal.

Argentine feminist groups begin fresh struggle for legal abortion

The National Campaign for the Right to Legal, Safe and Free Abortion will present – for the eighth time – a fresh draft of the bill for the Voluntary Termination of Pregnancy (IVE) before the House of Representatives

Indian women protest injustice in sexual harassment case against Chief Justice

Women all across India have been protesting against the Supreme Court’s decision to declare the Chief Justice, Ranjan Gogoi, innocent in a case of sexual harassment without a fair and thorough investigation.

UN Women: Conservative groups stall progress at this year’s CSW meet

Sanam Amin from the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law, and Development (APWLD) talked to Peoples Dispatch about the discussions that took place at this year’s session of United Nations Commission on Status of Women.

Nasrin Sotoudeh Nasrin Sotoudeh, women’s rights defender sentenced to prison in Iran

The women’s movement continues to gain momentum in the country, demanding an end to the discriminatory laws and the protection of women’s rights.

“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

Feb 19 Pañuelazo Thousands of Argentine women march for legal, safe and free abortion

The National Campaign for the Right to Legal, Safe and free abortion called for demonstrations across Argentina to demand the government to address the bill for Voluntary Termination of Pregnancy again this year

Mariam Dhawale Mariam Dhawale on women’s resistance against right wing government

Mariam Dhawale, general secretary of All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA), talked to PeoplesDispatch about the legislation pending in India’s parliament that will guarantee women’s representation in higher government bodies.

Women's march For third year in a row, thousands of women march in the US

This year’s march, called the Women’s Wave, was held in the aftermath of the midterm elections of 2018 which saw a record number of women participating and taking their place in Congress

Women's wall Kerala Kerala’s one-two punch leaves misogynist right wing reeling

A day after over 3 million women formed a massive ‘wall’ in support of their rights and against misogyny, two women entered the Sabarimala shrine, following a Supreme Court verdict striking down a tradition that prohibited women in the 10-50 age group from entry

Women's strike “Patriarchy will fall, feminism will triumph!”

The slogan popularized by the Argentine feminist movement speaks to the upsurge in mobilization across the world by women, transgender and gender non-conforming people to patriarchal oppression and violence

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