ALBA-TCP Revitalizes Fight Against Patriarchy and Imperialism

Kawsachun News Venezuela’s Minister for Women and Gender Equality, Carolys Pérez intervenes in the ALBA-TCP meeting on Women and Gender, accompanied by the Vice Minister for Multilateral Affairs, Daniela Rodríguez on April 7, 2021. “It is not possible to separate the struggle against patriarchy from the struggle against imperialism and the hegemonic policies of domination,”…

Sudan: The Second Wave of Revolt

Sara Abbas The not-yet-triumphant Sudan popular uprising was both sophisticated and thorough; it tried to learn from past mistakes and internalize lessons from revolutions of the first wave and elsewhere. “By 2012 all hope for reform by the regime had been lost.” The second wave of revolts in the Middle East and North Africa (the…

Nora Cortiñas: The Mother of All Struggles

On the anniversary of the coup d’état which installed the last civic-military dictatorship in Argentina, ARG Medios spoke to Nora Cortiñas about how waging resistance in the midst of brutal repression 45 years since the last civic-military dictatorship in Argentina, Nora Cortiñas, Norita for those that know her well and follow her daily example, opened…

Venezuelan Women Endure the “Sanctions” with Their Bodies

Carmen Navas Reyes, Laura Franco Venezuelans protest against the US-imposed blockade. Carmen Navas Reyes and Laura Franco respond to the article published in the New York Times which attempts to speak about the problems facing Venezuelan women without mentioning the economic and financial blockade imposed on the country On February 20, the New York Times…

Struggling for a Life Free from Violence: A Conversation with Virginia Martínez

Cira Pascual Marquina Since 1992 the feminist organization A grassroots organization helps victims of machista violence and promotes sexual and reproductive rights. Mujeres por la Vida [Women for Life] has been working out of what we now know as the Ataroa Commune in Barquisimeto, Lara state. The organization carries out popular feminist education and promotes…

Removing Bolsonaro from Office is a Feminist Task in Brazil

Maria Fernanda Marcelino Photo: Elaine Campos Today in Brazil, women are facing the advancement of predatory neoliberalism, imperialism, an anti-democratic State, the politics of death, and the extermination of the people, which has been escalating with the coronavirus pandemic. In 2016, women were the first to rise up and denounce the coup staged against the…

India: The Role of Women in the Farmers’ Movement

CAMERA: SHIV KUMAR MAURYA VIDEO EDITOR: MOHD IRSHAD ALAM As lakhs of farmers continue their protest against the new farm legislations introduced by the Modi government, a remarkable number of women are not only braving the rough weather by participating in these demonstrations but are also leading from the front. The agitation which has now…

Black Women, Mothers, Workers: The Frontlines of the MTST

Camila Valle and Tainã Góis One only has to look around any occupation by the Brazilian Homeless Workers’ Movement (MTST) to notice that the majority of people there are women. Research done in 2014 by a volunteer tech support group acting alongside the movement estimated that women make up approximately 70 percent of active members….