Pussy Riot : Interview Maria Alyokhina

Pussy Riot is a loosely-defined, mostly anonymous radical performance art collective from Russia, its members involved in various punk rock, activist theatre. Two of its members, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria (Masha) Alyokhina, became internationally famous in 2012 when three members of an all-female punk band were detained while attempting to perform in a cathedral of …

Turkey – Increase in Femicide Killings & Sexual Assault of Women & Girls

Femicide is the gender-related crime where females, from embryo to fetus, infant to child, adult to old, are murdered or forced to commit suicide by a man merely because “they are females” or because “they are acting against the social codes of their gender identity”. Femicides must not be perceived as murders in which only …

Beyond March 8th: Toward a Feminist International

Proposed by Sonia Mitralia The International Women’s Strike is part of a transnational feminist wave, and women around the globe are fighting against reactionary political forces and standing up for the most oppressed and exploited. For the third consecutive year the new transnational feminist wave has called for a day of global mobilization on 8 March: …

“Resisting to live, marching to transform!” – WORLD MARCH OF WOMEN FOR 8th OF MARCH

In every part of the world, we women are all coming out into the streets to rejoice in the collective strength that we are building together, through our organization. Marching allows us to reclaim our silenced voices and memories. Our collective struggle has challenged the patriarchy, denormalized violence against our bodies and demanded recognition for …