Gender

Here we are! #8M

We unite the threads of the historic struggle in a single script. Here we are the grandmothers, mothers, daughters and granddaughters of the patriarchy. We come together because we are the same voices that were never silent at different moments…

#8M Sisterhood

More than 80 women from all over the world – activists, physicians, home-makers, journalists, students, artists, translators… of different ages and from different backgrounds-, composed this collective video to celebrate International Women’s Day, 8 March, recreating the spirit of the…

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…

ICC Leaders Join in Global Initiative to Break Down Gender Barriers

By Robert Johnson THE HAGUE (IDN) – Top officials of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or “the Court”) – President Chile Eboe-Osuji, Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and Registrar Peter Lewis – have joined the International Gender Champions network, an important initiative to break…

South African Women March Against Gender-Based Violence

By Lisa Vives, Global Information Network Thousands of women and gender activists joined together on the first day of Women’s Month to protest the rising incidence of gender-based violence across the country. The movement’s Brenda Madumise said the marchers, under…

For the White Woman Who Wants to Know How to be My Friend: A Black Feminist Guide to Interracial Solidarity

Posted on November 1, 2016 by Claire in Afrofemina from a text in Sister Outrider A brief foreword: this is the conclusion to my series of essays on race and the feminist movement. Parts 1, 2, and 3 can all be accessed…

Radiation and gender: One basis for new nuclear weapons treaty

By the Nuclear Information and Resource Service and the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research This week, an historic nuclear weapons ban proposal was unveiled at the United Nations. The proposed agreement recognizes, for the first time, that nuclear weapons…

Trump Revoked Equal Pay Law, Only Days Before Equal Pay Day

President Trump is facing criticism for signing an executive order revoking 2014 rules aimed at protecting equal pay for women—only days before Equal Pay Day, which was Tuesday. According to 2016 data from the Pew Research Center, for every dollar…

Oh Happy Day!

By Baher Kamal Once a year, there is a day when the seven billion inhabitants of Planet Earth should feel happy or at least are encouraged to do so–the World Happiness Day, which is marked every year on March 20.…

Why women matter for effective climate change solutions

By Fabíola Ortiz, for InDepthNews Establishing a clear path forward and including women and girls in global efforts on climate change were some of the biggest challenges the delegations and non-state actors faced at the latest United Nations Climate Change…

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