Indian Women on an Arduous Road to Equality

Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research This dossier features portraits of the daily struggles of Indian women, primarily drawn by women artists from India and across the Global South based on photographs by Indian photographers. These are scenes of life in the fuller sense of the word – of joy, labour, anger, and resistance – along…

‘Operation Enduring Slavery’: Afghan Women Betrayed and Shunned by UN, ICC

Aninda Dey Besides USA and NATO, the United Nations and the International Criminal Court are equally responsible for leaving Afghan women in the lurch after the Taliban takeover. Fully aware of the crimes committed against them by the Taliban, these global bodies have done nothing but pass resolutions expressing concern about women and reiterating their…

‘United Slaves’: Facts About the US Collapse

Mision Verdad Journalist and RT’s Washington DC correspondent Helena Villar has recently published her book titled United Slaves. The Other Face of the American Dream. Through analysis of hard data, Villar portrays the reality of the United States in different social aspects: health policies, the military industrial complex, the collapse of the country’s infrastructure and,…

Brazil: Over 4,000 Participate in National March of Indigenous Women

Photo: Andressa Zumpano/CPT NacionalPhoto: Andressa Zumpano/CPT Nacional Participants of the II Indigenous Women’s March follow the trial of the “Temporary Framework” in Brasília. This Wednesday 8th, the trial continues in the Federal Supreme Court (TSF) to decide on the “Temporary Framework” to establish the legal limit on the demarcation of indigenous lands. More than four…

‘Woke’ Imperialism, Women’s Liberation and Afghanistan

Sharon Black Afghanistan’s socialist Vice President Anahita Ratebzad, standing at right, speaks with a group of activists. Ratebzad said, “Privileges which women, by right, must have are equal education, job security, health services and free time to rear a healthy generation.” There is no greater hypocrisy than the deceitful lies of imperialist propaganda. One of…

Afghanistan: A Dark Age Begins for Women

Yoselina Guevara Taliban Government and Women’s Rights in Afghanistan The Afghan people, especially women, are currently experiencing a time of profound uncertainty due to the consolidation in power of a government headed by the Taliban. While it is true that progress in women’s rights was minimal during the 20 years following the US invasion and…

Afghan Women’s Struggles Against Patriarchy, Imperialism and Capitalism

Revista Crisis The women of Afghanistan have been affected by the wars and occupation of their country for decades. The plight of Afghan women has frequently been instrumentalized by imperialist forces, especially the United States, to justify and legitimize their warmongering policies in the region. Women have always been at the forefront of the struggle…

Afghan Women Face an Uncertain Future as Taliban Grows Stronger

Abdul Rahman (Photo: via Afghanistan Times) The cause of the Afghan women was a major reason cited by the US during its invasion of Afghanistan. Today as the US leaves and the Taliban is resurgent, what is the state of women? During his press conference on July 8, US president Joe Biden claimed that the…

Women Farmers Hold ‘Parliament’ in India

The Women Farmers’ Parliament marked eight months of protests against the Center’s controversial farm laws. It was organized in parallel to the monsoon session of India’s parliament A contingent of women farmers from Delhi’s neighboring states gathered on Monday, 26 July at Jantar Mantar in the national capital for a ‘Kisan Sansad’ or farmers’ parliament….

Jeanine Añez: Catastrophic for the Economy & Women

Camila Escalante The gender gap widened and women workers were hit significantly harder than men during the year long coup administration of Jeanine Añez. During 2020, unemployment rose sharply for both men and women, but increased faster for women and took far longer to fall back, while underemployment saw an even more dramatic rise, affecting…

Repression and Sexual Violence Against Women in Colombia

María Fernanda Barreto Colombian women have been protagonists of the National Strike (Photo: Esteban Vega / Semana) The Brutal Repression against the National Strike The figures of human rights violations in Colombia in the context of the repression of the National Strike that began on April 28th are evidence of State terrorism in Colombia. The…