Women in Black, Madrid on the PROHIBITION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS

WE CELEBRATE THE PROHIBITION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS On 22 January 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) entered into force. The treaty was approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations. The countries that have atomic weapons, the United States, United Kingdom, France, China and Russia (permanent members of the Security …

Women who build the future, towards a nonviolent culture

Starting March 8 2021, International Women’s Day, Pressenza publishes a series of video interviews entitled “Women who build the future, Towards a nonviolent culture”. The series includes: Vandana Shiva (India) Women who Build the Future: Vandana Shiva Maria Khan (India) Women who Build the Future: Maria Khan Giulia Cicoli (Italy) Women who Build the Future: …

The Socialist Origins of International Women’s Day

Proposed by Julie Copeland From the beginning, International Women’s Day has been an occasion to celebrate working women and fight capitalism. In 1894, Clara Zetkin took to the pages of the Social Democratic women’s magazine Die Gleichheit (Equality), which she had founded three years earlier, to polemicize against the mainstream of German feminism. “Bourgeois feminism …