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Lessons From Latin American #Feminism – Video Presentation

Video presentation by Bree Busk and Romina Akemi discussing the global implications of the current upsurge of feminist activity in Latin America with a focus on Chile and Argentina.

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Call for an Anti-Capitalist Feminist Bloc at 3rd Annual #WomensMarch – Los Angeles

Members of Black Rose/Rosa Negra – Los Angeles and other Los Angeles based organizations are calling for an Anti-Capitalist Feminist Bloc at the next Women’s March – January 19th, 2019.

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I Don’t Remember Being Born To Please You

Do you ever feel that you have to keep your thoughts to yourself in order not to destroy a pleasant ambience? So you just sit there listening to someone say something that disturbs you, trying to pretend you are not disturbed, because you don’t wanna disturb anyone. This is especially common among women, because cis men have been more influential historically, which raises the stakes of an impasse. The woman’s reaction to what’s disturbing is often deemed as the problem, and not what was disturbing to begin with. As a result, we learn to shut up. We become conditioned to put other people’s needs ahead of our own.

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The General Feminist Strike of #Chile: March 8th, 2019

As 2018 has been dubbed the “year of feminism” in Chile, organizers are now calling for a “General Feminist Strike” on March 8th, 2019.

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#Rome: Huge feminist demo showed solidarity with migrant, refugee and asylum seeker women

Rome, Italian territory: On Saturday 150.000 people marched through the city for the Non Una di Meno national demonstration. The feminist march openly supported migrant, refugee and asylum seeker women in their struggle for rights, decent conditions and against the Salvini Decree.

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#Rojava: Combating violence is crucial for the success of the women’s revolution

After nearly a month of conducting various projects, activities, seminars and demonstrations highlighting the role of combating violence against women in the context of democratization of society, central manifestations are taking place today all across Rojava with the purpose of marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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#Hamilton #Ontario: Against patriarchy, the police, and any world that needs them

On October 20th, 2018 around 1am, cops showed up to a call at an apartment above a King St. Shop in Hamilton, Ontario. Inside they found Robyn Garlow, 30yo mother of one, with a knife. They electrocuted her with a taser and, as she was falling to the ground, shot her four fucking times.

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#Thisisnotconsent The Hague: Feminist action at Irish embassy

Yesterday morning, activists from the autonomous feminist initiative Kattenkwaad in The Hague, took action against the sexist outcome of a court case in Ireland. They went to the embassy of Ireland and decorated it with thongs!

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Women and the union – A factory in #London

Following our interview at the IWW organising summit, Anne, a GMB rep in West London food factories and member of Angry Workers of the World writes about conditions in her workplace and her experiences as a trade union rep. This piece is part of our Too Many Men series, a collection of articles addressing gender imbalance in trade unions and workplaces – you can read other articles in this series here and here.

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