Conservative Christian Crusaders March Against Women in Berlin

Several thousand conservative christian fundamentalists have marched “for life” (code word for banning abortions and banning LGBT rights) in Berlin. Thousands feminists stood up to them. Cops found an excuse to beat and detain 16 of them, and carefully protected the fundamentalists. They also tried to intimidate the media, and even hit a social media photo-journalist. However, the counter-protestors …

War, social crisis and Greek women

There has been a large participation of feminists in European Left’s Summer University, that took place in July 23-27 ner Berlin. EL-Fem, the party’s section about Feminist policy, hosted 4 workshops, in cooperation with women’s organizations and activists from all over Europe: Genderday: Feminizing of class-struggles – feminist resistance Women from Greece, Poland, Ukraine, Denmark, …

Turkish women defy deputy PM with laughter

Bülent Arinç said women should not laugh in public, prompting backlash and highlighting state of women’s rights in Turkey Twitter in Turkey broke into a collective grin on Wednesday as hundreds of women posted pictures of themselves laughing. They weren’t just happy. They were smiling in defiance of the deputy prime minister, Bülent Arinç, who …