Gender and Feminisms

UN denounces escalating restrictions on women in Afghanistan by Taliban regime

The Taliban have decreed the compulsory wearing of the burqa in public places for all women and girls in Afghanistan and that all women working with the administration who do not wear the garment will be dismissed. This is in…

Tribute to Mothers

PERSONAL NARRATIVE/ESSAY       Filial Piety is a divine gift. Every day is a moment to honor, be grateful for our mothers, and celebrate the beauty of motherhood. But the second Sunday of May is commemorated by more than…

WSF 2022: Women and the informal economy. Challenges of precariousness

Some topics require time for reflection in order to absorb the information received, to understand it and to put it in dialogue with our knowledge. This was the case for this panel composed of six speakers from different countries (Guatemala,…

May 1st: “We workers want a dignified and well-paid job”.

On International Workers’ Day, Sonia Lemos – General Secretary of the Tareferos Union – tells the story of the life, feelings and struggles of the yerba mate harvesters. Organising to demand rights, the role of women and the rejection of…

Feminist Genealogies of Basic Income

It might seem that feminist arguments in favour of Basic Income have been a thing of the last few years, appearing in the heat of the latest wave of social mobilisation. In reality, buried by a long list of illustrious…

Our menstrual cycles: demonised and costly

The period, the month, the issue, the period, the mens, “Andrés came”, Juana la colorada, “it came”, “I’m sick”, indisposed. You’re nervous: are you menstruating? You are hysterical. From menstruation onwards, you become a “señorita”. Menstruation is a hidden and…

Chile: Women workers create Feminist Trade Union Platform: Women in struggle take up their labour rights

According to the platform #SindicalismoConNosotras, more than 150 women gathered on April 1st at the launch of the self-convened feminist portal that seeks to revitalize the way of doing trade unionism and be a tool of defense for workers, especially…

How are women doing afterwards two years of pandemic?

Before the end of March, REHUNO Health proposes a review of the current situation of women in the (almost) post-pandemic world. By Flavia Estevan We will begin this article by stating that, in general, women are poorer, suffering more violence,…

Sorsoganon Filmmaker wins Best Short Film in the Empowered Bicolana Filmmaking Contest

FILM A filmmaker and visual artist from Sorsogon province, Philippines bagged First Place in a film competition organized by Philippine Information Agency Region 5. Robert Marticio, who is a member of the Kurit-Lagting Art Collective and the Concerned Artists of…

Wars and Conflicts Around the World: What is the “Responsibility to Protect” Doctrine and When to Apply It

It seems difficult and even futile to talk about methodologies for preventing and mitigating conflict in the midst of devastating wars like the one being fought in Ukraine. It seems superfluous and even strident to speak of diplomacy in the…

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