Adriana Guzmán: We Will Never Be Your Domestics Again

An episode of the documentary “Historias debidas”, on the plurinacional news portal, recounts the journey of the plurinacional feminist delegation through Bolivia after the coup. This is a conversation with Adriana Guzmán about intransigence and resistance. Stories that must be told The media are de facto accomplices of the government, they functionalize the Catholic and…

The Lessons of South Africa’s 1956 Women’s March

Pan Africanism Today Secretariat August 9 is celebrated as National Women’s Day in South Africa. It marks a massive march on that day in 1956 by tens of thousands of women who were protesting against apartheid-era pass laws. The day is all the more significant this year as between February and April, two million of…

Uses of Anger: Women Respond to Racism

The writer Audre Lorde ((1934-1992)) who described herself as “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet”, states: “I am not free as long as there is another woman who is not free, even if her shackles are very different from mine. And I am not free as long as a person of colour remains chained. Racism. A…

Women’s Unpaid Work, the Hidden Engine of Humanity

Pasqualina Curcio It is common, here and anywhere in the world, to hear phrases like: “She doesn’t work, she’s just a housewife”. According to the report “Time for Care” published by OXFAM: “Women and girls spend 12.5 billion hours a day on activities such as caring for children, the elderly, sick or disabled, in addition…

The Feminist Spring and the Patriarchal Counter-Offensive

Irene León One of the most relevant contemporary political events is the positioning of feminism as a transforming force with a global scope, achieved both by its contributions to the mobilization of ideas to apprehend reality and act upon it, and by the political and strategic action that, as the core of all change, is…

“Women Are at the Heart of Struggles in Morocco”

Zoe PC Moroccan women in the forefront of the teacher’s struggle. Across the globe, the far-right grows in strength. Reactionaries are attempting to impose their conservative values and agenda through force and violence, attacking the hard-won rights of the working class and the marginalized. Women have been among the most affected by the resurgence of…

The Century of Feminist Enlightenment

Stella Calloni In a world context of widespread violence, where the many demons of war have been unleashed, there is a flame burning and expanding its fires: the great rebellion of women expressed in a variety of feminist movements, daily demands and solidarity that is increasingly widespread in the face of the awakening of a…

Canada: Coastal GasLink Violated B.C. Pipeline Rules More than 50 Times

Emma McIntosh Autumn Walkem, Nlaka’pamux, a supporter of the Wet’suwet’en puts up a sign to greet police at Unist’ot’en Camp in February 2020. Photo by Michael Toledano The company behind the controversial Coastal GasLink pipeline has violated conditions set by the British Columbia government more than 50 times, the province’s records show. Some rules were…