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…

Women of MST Occupy Ministry of Agriculture in Brasilia

Marina Duarte de Souza e Sheila Oliveira Women of MST occupy Ministry of Agriculture in Brasilia – Marina Duarte On the morning of Monday March 9, the women of the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) occupied the Ministry of Agriculture in the capital Brasilia. 3,500 workers from 24 states in Brazil are participating in the…

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…

A Legacy: The Feminist Lineage of the Liberators

Juliana Marino Juliana Marino, center, with Argentinean activists Graciela Ramirez and Alicia Jrapko A few days away from the historic March 8 and its annual celebration/resistance, a few days away from another tremendous feminicide in a southern province of my country, four years away from the imprisonment of Milagro Sala and her comrades, a week…

Women of Struggle, Women in Struggle.

Tricontinental A women’s march in Argentina as part of the Ni Una Menos (‘Not one less’) movement that has mobilised on themes including gender-based violence, abortion and reproductive rights, feminicide and the gender wage gap, 2018. Bárbara Leiva Lenin announced in 1918 that the experience of all liberation movements attests to the fact that the…

Women Resist Poverty: Interview with Rev. Annie Chambers

Struggle-La Lucha Annie Chambers. SLL photo: Rasika Ruwanpathirana Struggle-La Lucha interviewed the Rev. Annie Chambers for International Working Women’s Day. Chambers is a resident and housing rights leader at Douglas Homes, a public housing project in Baltimore which is threatened by privatization. She is a former Black Panther Party member and is currently organizing a…

Annette Joseph-Gabriel’s “Reimagining Liberation”

Roberto Sirvent When fascism was on the march Black women intellectuals and activists imagined, and struggled for, a new world. “Black women are political protagonists, not secondary characters in global movements.” In this series, we ask acclaimed authors to answer five questions about their book. This week’s featured author is Annette Joseph-Gabriel . Dr. Joseph-Gabriel…

Black Women Against White Supremacist Empire

Black women played a central role in the fight against European colonization, said Annette Joseph Gabriel, professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Michigan and author of the book, “Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire.” Joseph-Gabriel examines the lives and struggles of seven women activists who “understood…