Gender and Feminisms

06.03.2020

Catholic women mobilise for International Women’s Day: “The equality of every human being is a basic lesson of Christianity”

Catholic women mobilise for International Women’s Day: “The equality of every human being is a basic lesson of Christianity”

By: Mada Jurado | NOVENA This International Women’s Day, thousands of Catholic women across the world are taking action, united in their common struggle for equality in their Church that has mostly been left unheard and unrecognised by Catholic hierarchy. But this week, the scales will tip to their… »

06.03.2020

Understanding Presence: International Women’s Day 2020 – #EachforEqual

Understanding Presence: International Women’s Day 2020 – #EachforEqual

By j.jill The March fifth NY Times article captions, Women’s Unpaid Labor is Worth $10,900,000,000,000 (G.Wezerek, K.Ghodsee) and thoughts turn to a number of issues, one being the equation by which we value contributions to the quality of our lives. It seems that the multiple zeros, many which attach… »

06.03.2020

Montreal women of diverse origins (WDO) are rising for justice and fighting in solidarity to end violence against women

Montreal women of diverse origins (WDO) are rising for justice and fighting in solidarity to end violence against women

Women of Diverse Origins (WDO), a multi-generational collective has organized the International Women’s Day (IWD) demonstration since 2002 in Montreal, centering the marginalized, calls you to take to the streets of Tiohtià ke (Montreal) in this significant moment in history. This year Women of Diverse Origins (WDO) want to emphasize… »

06.03.2020

Many Milestones but Painfully Slow Progress Towards Gender Equality

Many Milestones but Painfully Slow Progress Towards Gender Equality

By Farhana Haque Rahman* ROME, Mar 5 2020 (IPS) – The narrative surrounding women’s rights in 2020 carries much hope and possibility. A new decade is ushering in important anniversaries and milestones: 25 years since the Beijing Platform for Action, 110 years since the birth of International Women’s Day and the… »

04.03.2020

Face 2 Face with Josanna Vaz

Face 2 Face with Josanna Vaz

On this show we speak with Josanna Vaz about the International Women’s Month Celebration at IATI Theater, as well as about her performance piece for the Women in the Arts event at IATI. Josanna also gives us her perspective on the situation in Brazil under misogynist president Jair Bolsonaro. Ticket… »

04.03.2020

Convention on Women and Labour: Unseen Work, Unheard Stories

Convention on Women and Labour: Unseen Work, Unheard Stories

Bengaluru Senior Economist Jaya Mehta, Ex-Minister Motamma, well-known singer M.D.Pallavi and Navajeevana Mahila Sangha, senior member Mokshamma inaugurated the Convention on “Women and Labour – Unseen Work, Unheard Stories” with a plant watering ceremony. The Convention was organized by Gram Seva Sangh and CBPS (Centre for Budget and Policy Studies) and… »

03.03.2020

Afghan Women Must Be Included at the Negotiating Table

Afghan Women Must Be Included at the Negotiating Table

Afghan women should have been at the table for the U.S.-Taliban talks, but they were not. History has shown that women stand to lose the most from deals made behind closed doors with rooms full of men. Add your name as a supporter of the following call from Afghan… »

27.02.2020

#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke: Harvey Weinsteins of the World Can’t Exist Without “Systems of Power”

#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke: Harvey Weinsteins of the World Can’t Exist Without “Systems of Power”

Disgraced former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of first-degree commission of a criminal sexual act and third-degree rape, but acquitted of two more serious charges. “If we turn a blind eye to the systems that they operate in, then we’ll just have another Harvey Weinstein. … That’s why we… »

18.02.2020

Ambra Gutierrez Recorded Harvey Weinstein Admitting Sexual Assault in 2015. Why Wasn’t He Charged?

Ambra Gutierrez Recorded Harvey Weinstein Admitting Sexual Assault in 2015. Why Wasn’t He Charged?

Irin Carmon is a senior correspondent for New York magazine who has followed the allegations against Harvey Weinstein. She just published her new profile on Ambra Battilana Gutierrez, a Filipina-Italian model who reported Weinstein to the New York Police Department in 2015 for allegedly groping her during a meeting at… »

24.01.2020

Against fascism in India: in solidarity, through care

Against fascism in India: in solidarity, through care

Women are leading the resistance against the unconstitutional Citizenship Amendment Act. Enda Verde and  Chandan Kumar 24 January 2020 for openDemocracy On the 4th of December 2019 the Hindu nationalist Bharatya Janata Party (BJP)-led government of India introduced the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in parliament. By… »

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