Gender and Feminisms

Launching of the book “Walls that Speak: A graphic memory of the social awakening” at the Museum of Chilean Social Uprising

This Friday May 14, the International News Agency Pressenza held the launch of the book “Muros que hablan: memoria gráfica del despertar social en Santiago de Chile. October 2019-March 2020” at the Museum of Social Uprising, located in the Bellavista…

Siloist Manifesto of Women and Dissidence

We, Siloist Humanists, Messengers and Teachers of the School of Silo, listen to the millenary clamour that runs through the planet, that which springs from the entrails of the History of this patriarchal civilisation, which today pushes strongly to transform…

Europe: Redouble Efforts to End Violence Against Women

Mark Istanbul Convention’s 10th Anniversary with Action Council of Europe member states should reinforce efforts to combat violence against women by swiftly ratifying and carrying out a landmark regional convention on women’s rights, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights…

Russian feminist activist Yulia Tsvetkova announces hunger strike

Human rights groups have labeled Tsvetkova a prisoner of conscience Written by Tanya Lokot Yulia Tsvetkova, an LGBT activist and feminist artist who is facing a prison sentence on charges of distributing pornographic images for sharing “body-positive” drawings on social…

In the name of the mother: the fight over naming politics in Central Asia

Giving a mother’s or a father’s name to children at birth has become a battleground for activists in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan Uprooting naming conventions is no easy task, but activists in Central Asia, especially women and LGBTQI+ people, are defying…

Face 2 Face with Willa France

LIVE SHOW: Wednesday, April 21st at 6:30 PM EST On this show we are speaking with Willa France, a transwoman with careers in naval architecture, marine engineering and then law. The discussion will revolve around Scientists engaged to find a biological explanation for the…

People’s Leader: A Dalit Woman Becomes The Voice of Farmers In India

By Sania Farooqui On 12 January this year, somewhere in the outskirts of the capital, New Delhi, 24 year old Dalit activist Nodeep Kaur was arrested by the Haryana police for protesting outside a factory. During the lockdown in 2020,…

The Invisible Women in Energy: Biomass Producers Who Deserve More Recognition

By Philippe Benoit and Jully Meriño As the world looks to address issues of gender equity, development and climate change, the importance of increasing the participation of women in the energy sector is gaining attention. To date, this topic has…

Why Republicans Are Betting the Farm on Attacking Transgender People

Transgender people, like immigrants, voters of color, and those seeking abortions, are the latest scapegoats that the GOP is counting on to fuel bigotry among its base. By Sonali Kolhatkar The GOP’s latest culture war is focused squarely on the…

Was There Ever a Woman Pope

POINT OF VIEW       It Can be Possible. A question related to that is, could a woman successfully disguise herself and live as a man and get away with it? If you read this book, Pope Joan, by…

1 2 3 4 5 18