Argentina’s Anticapitalist Feminism

Proposed by Sonia Mitralia   AN INTERVIEW WITH LUCI CAVALLERO, VERÓNICA GAGO PAULA VARELA CAMILA BARÓN, GABRIELA MITIDIERI TRANSLATION BY KAREN DOMÍNGUEZ BURKE A bill to legalize abortion narrowly failed in the Argentinian Senate. But feminist movements have already effected a social revolution in South America. On August 8 the Argentine Senate, by a narrow …

Syria – Rape Used as a Wide-Scale Weapon Of War

RAPE IS A WEAPON OF WAR WIELDED AGAINST GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SYRIA, U.N. REPORT SAYS Rape has been used as a weapon by those fighting in Syria’s seven-year civil war and others preying on refugees fleeing the conflict, according to the United Nations. A report released Thursday by the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria …

The Story Behind the Fire That Killed Forty Teen-Age Girls in a Guatemalan Children’s Home

By Francisco Goldman   March 19, 2017 The number of teen-age girls who died when a fire broke out on the morning of March 8th in a state-run home for minors on the outskirts of Guatemala City now stands at forty. Those who perished were among fifty-two girls who’d been confined to a schoolroom at Hogar …

The Organized Struggle of Indian Women Farmers [Photo report]

Photo credit: Esti Redondo / Resumen Latinoamericano Our comrade Esti Redondo, Basque journalist and rural worker, is in India, participating in several activities organized by the international organization Vía Campesina (Peasant Way). There, she took part in several activities of recollection, cleaning and selection of seeds, a workshop on biology, oven building, and women’s workshops. …