International Women’s Day 2020 – March 8

8/3/2020 Article by WUNRN 2020 THEME: “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights” Leveraging the 2020 International Women’s Day theme, “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”, the UN commemoration will celebrate change-makers of all ages and genders. International Women’s Day 2020 Campaign Theme: #EachforEqual An equal world is an enabled world.Individually, we’re all responsible for …

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 …