Indonesia Palestine 

Solidarity of Indonesian women workers for the release of Palestinian child prisoners from Israeli prisons

World Federation of Trade Unions Read full article on World Federation of Trade Unions: Indonesia: Solidarity of women workers who are members of KASBI Indonesia for the release of Palestinian child prisoners from Israeli prisons.

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Young Communist League Canada Canada 

On December 6th, the YCL-LJC Demands an End to Misogyny

YCL-LJC CEC, December 6, 2020 The YCL-LJC recognizes November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and December 6th, the Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. It has been over 30 years since the murder of 14 young women at École Polytechnique in Montréal, who were targeted on December 6th, 1989, simply for being women.

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Domestic violence has become entrenched as a routine part of daily life in Iraq

However despite the oppression, there is hope in the October uprising, which is being harnessed to fight for change, says the IRAQI WOMEN’S LEAGUE-UK TODAY the world will mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. In Iraq, the day will undoubtedly be dutifully marked by the government, but the sad reality is that domestic violence has become entrenched as a banal and routine part of daily life in Iraq.

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Michael Moore: Trump Is Not the Only Grabber Who Must Go

The rats are quickly jumping from the sinking ship of Trump. But not so fast, dear Republican senators and congressmen. Trump may have verbalized his misogyny, sexism and abuse of women into an open microphone, but over the past decades you – YOU – have LEGALIZED it. He may talk of “grabbing” sexual organs, but YOU have created laws that legally grab control over women’s bodies. Trump may brag about his power over women; YOU, the Republican legislators (and your backers, the Christian Right and rich businessmen), have made sure…

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Against sexualised violence and racism. Always. Anywhere. #ausnahmslos (»noexcuses«)

We reproduce here an appeal, issued by many German and International women as reaction on the sexually attacks occured at New Year’s Eve: On the night of New Year’s Eve, numerous women were sexually attacked in public spaces in Cologne and other German cities.. These crimes demand thorough and comprehensive investigations. The prevailing impunity regarding crimes of sexualised violence must end. We demand that the survivors receive the best possible care and support. We are in solidarity with those who have experienced sexualised violence and harassment.

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Raul Castro advocates at UN for gender equality and women’s empowerment

Remarks by Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, in his address to the United Nations Summit for the Adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, New York, September 26, 2015 Esteemed heads of State and Government,Distinguished heads of delegations,Mister Secretary General of the United Nations,Mister President, The current instability prevailing in numerous regions of the world has its roots in the pervasive underdevelopment afflicting two-thirds of the world population.

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