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: …

Tributes to Diego Maradona show how easily violence against women is ignored

Sent from Sissy Vovoy Too often we’re in denial about the fact that heroes – such as Maradona and Sean Connery – might also be abusers An image commemorating Diego Maradona in Naples, Italy, November 2020. Photograph: Alessandra Tarantino/AP Fri 27 Nov 2020 13.52 GMT  Imagine a man hitting his partner. The picture that comes to …

Rachel Corrie Remembered

16/3/2020 Sent by Alexia Tsoyni On 16 March 2003, 23-year-old American peace activist Rachel Corrie was killed by an Israeli bulldozer that was preparing to demolish a Palestinian home in the Gaza Strip. Corrie has since become an icon of global solidarity with the people of Palestine.

Remembering Hava Keller, a pioneer in the anti-occupation struggle

Writes Oren Ziv, January 2, 2020 Hava Keller, who died at the age of 90 this week, was one of the few Israelis who spoke publicly about her role in the Nakba, and was at the heart of several groundbreaking anti-occupation and feminist movements. Hava Keller, a veteran anti-occupation activist, passed away in Tel Aviv …