Colombia: Francia Márquez Announces Creation of Ministry of Equality

Resumen Latinoamericano The Vice President of Colombia, Francia Márquez, symbolically took office in her homeland, in the department of Cauca, where she announced that this week the creation of the Ministry of Equality, which she herself will lead, will be filed in Congress. The formation of this new portfolio will be made to “take on…

An Ancient Battlefield

Carolina Vásquez Araya “The woman’s problem has always been a man’s problem” Simone de Beauvoir. In recent days, three decisions of the US Supreme Court have outlined the path of a radical step backward in terms of rights, but also the confirmation of a repeatedly contradictory position in terms of the defense of life and…

Roe Reversal is Business as Usual

Jim “Fergie” Chambers “Progressive” Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez jumps on a loudspeaker to protest yesterday’s reversal of Roe v. Wade Petit Bourgeois individualism, the unending narrowness of the American “Left,” and the Death Cult called the “United States” 25th JUNE, 2022- Yesterday, a reactionary US Supreme Court, empowered by the refusal of the last 3 Democratic…

Why is the Nicaraguan Government Demonized by Both Liberals and Conservatives When Nicaragua Has Seen Great Progress Under the Sandinistas?

Stansfield Smith Women Have Made Particularly Significant Gains Under the Second Sandinista Government Since 2006 Women, particularly those in the Third World, often find themselves with limited ability to participate in community organizations and political life because of the poverty and their traditional sex role imposes on them. On them falls sole responsibility to care…

Is March 8 an Apolitical Event?

Ollantay Itzamná Poster. 8M2022. MQC “We are feminists, without a party, without a state, without a husband…”, is one of the constant slogans colorfully painted by our women comrades, who shout loudly every March 8th, in different cities around the world, on the occasion of International Women’s Day. It is important to remember the assassinated…

The Gains of Nicaraguan Women During the Second Sandinista Government

Stansfield Smith Women, particularly those in the Third World, often find themselves with limited ability to participate in community organizations and political life because of the bondage poverty and their traditional sex role imposes on them. On them falls sole responsibility to care for their children and other family members, especially when sick; they maintain…

Afghan Women Protest Continued Denial of Rights, Extrajudicial Killings

Peoples Dispatch Photo: Tolo News Contrary to its promises, the Taliban government has failed to reopen most of the girls’ schools that were shut following its takeover and end restrictions on women working outside their homes. The government has also announced fresh curbs on the movement of women Security forces in Afghanistan fired in the…

Sudanese Women On the Front Lines of the Resistance

Hala Al Karib Sudanese women took part in the revolution in large numbers for the same reasons they are now part of the resistance against this treacherous coup: Their human rights are at stake. There is nothing more difficult than losing a child. There is nothing worse than losing our children as a result of…