women

“Sindyanna of Galilee”: Extending the olive branch between Arabs and Israelis

Sales of award-winning olive oil worldwide helped empower 300 Arab women By Coco Cresswell In 1996 Hadas Lahav, a Jewish Israeli social activist, had a vision: a future of Arab-Israeli coexistence. That same year, through co-founding Sindyanna of Galilee, a female-led social…

Women’s equality has lost almost four decades

The global march towards full equality of women with men, already facing a 99-year wait, may now take 136 years in the wake of covid-19, a forum preceding the opening of the UNCTAD conference in this Barbadian capital noted. “When…

Cuban women’s history finds place in US publishing house

The US imprint The New Press today added the book In Search of a Space: A History of Women in Cuba, by Cuban writer Julio César González-Pagés, to its extensive catalogue. Recognised among the 20 most prestigious publishers in the…

Approval of the law of general pardon demanded by humanist feminists

In the framework of the 3rd National Meeting of Women in Politics of the Humanist Party, around 60 women militants and from social and territorial organisations gathered in the Park of Study and Reflection El Remanso, located in Sagrada Familia,…

Chile: Feminist documentary “Women in Resistance in times of COVID 19” premieres

Anita Peña Saavedra, researcher at the Diego Portales University and Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic equity at LSE, lesbo-feminist activist and former executive director of Miles, Alondra Castillo, feminist and academic at the University of Valparaiso, Magdalena Rodríguez, feminist…

Afghanistan exposes consequences of U.S. policy of endless war

The U.S. invaded Afghanistan under the still unproven pretext that the Taliban was responsible for harboring Al Qaeda members responsible for the 9/11 tragedy. After two-decades of conflict, Taliban forces have retaken Kabul. Many in the United States and the…

Women of different generations, together to change the world

The new generations are going to teach the old generations how to love, how to treat each other. It will be the new generations that will begin to teach the adults with a new affection and a new understanding. Silo…

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…

Afghanistan: Taliban declare three-day cease-fire for Eid

Just hours before the Taliban announced a cease-fire to mark the end of Ramadan, at least 11 people died in a bomb attack on a bus in the southern Zabul province. The Taliban announced a three-day cease-fire Monday to mark the…

Brazil: the impacts of wildcat mining for women

Indigenous peoples live in distress, anguish, and fear due to the illegal activity and the risk of mercury contamination By Martha Raquel Illicit mining activity has daily impacts on indigenous peoples in Brazil. Invasions ushered by wildcat mining meddle and…

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