Women's Rights

Julia Ward Howe was a humanist who cared about suffering people, a feminist, a social justice activist & suffragette, and it was because of her anti-war commitment that she wrote the famous “Mother’s Day Proclamation” 5 years after the Civil War, which resulted in 600,000 dead American soldiers
It was in 1892 that Cooper would produce her seminal work entitled “A Voice from the South: By a Black Woman of the South.” The book is considered a milestone in African women’s social and political philosophy.
In 1929, Edward Bernays, Sigmund Freud’s nephew, U.S./CIA war and coup propagandist, the founder of public relations, conducted a mind manipulation experiment for the tobacco industry. In those days there was a taboo against women smoking.
Women were in the forefront of the movement for national liberation in Ghana, then known as the Gold Coast prior to 1957. The early efforts of Nkrumah sought the full participation of women in the initial phases of organizing with the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC)
New Arab Women-centered Films Are Not Just About Women By Barbara Nimri Aziz, November 14, 2018
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How Many More Women Are There? By Barbara Nimri Aziz, September 26, 2018
Why Education Isn’t the Only Solution: An Overview of Female Employment in Morocco and the Region By Katherine O’Neill, July 24, 2018
India Ranked at Top as the Most Dangerous Country for Women By Shirin Gul, July 18, 2018
Canadian News Fabricators regarding the So-called “Syrian Opposition” By Mark Taliano, June 06, 2018
Israeli Oncologists’ Letter: Let Gaza Cancer Patients Out! By Physicians For Human Rights In Israel, June 04, 2018
Arab Women Authors Narrate More than Women’s Experience By Barbara Nimri Aziz, May 25, 2018
Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Record, Raises Number of Beheadings by 70%, Lack of Basic Freedoms for Women and Girls By Press TV, April 23, 2018
March for Eight Billion Lives. “US Wars and Domestic Gun Violence are Intertwined.” Interview with Riva Enteen By Ann Garrison, March 30, 2018
International Women’s Day: Syria says YES to Women, and NO to Wahhabis By Prof. Tim Anderson, March 08, 2018
How a Century of War Changed the Lives of Women By Lindsey German, March 08, 2018
The Historic Role That Soviet Women Played in Defeating the Nazis in World War II By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, March 08, 2018
US War Crimes against Women: The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA): Interview By RAWA and Edu Montesanti, March 08, 2018
Women’s Rights in Syria By Mark Taliano, February 19, 2018
French Artists Rebuff #MeToo Witch-hunt By Linda Tenenbaum, January 10, 2018
The “Me Too Movement”, Sexual Politics and Unnatural Justice By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, December 15, 2017
Violence against Women: Why the UN Secretary-General Got It Wrong By Robert J. Burrowes, December 06, 2017
The Hollywood Accusations of Sexual Harassment: A City on a Hill, or The Weinstein Effect By John Steppling, December 03, 2017
Margaret Mead: Where Are You Now? By Barbara Nimri Aziz, December 01, 2017
Underage Marriage in Iraq: Changes to Marriage Law Just Another Erosion of Iraqi Women’s Rights By Mustafa Habib, November 10, 2017
America’s War of Terror against Real Democracy: Assad Must Stay! By Mark Taliano, October 29, 2017
The Weinstein Empire: Extreme as “Normal” By Barbara Nimri Aziz, October 25, 2017
As a Muslim Woman in Canada, I Understand Quebec’s Burqa Law By Ghada Chehade, October 21, 2017
Childcare Now! The Struggle for Quality, Universal Childcare By Shellie Bird, Candace Rennick, and Michael Hurley, October 20, 2017
Mainstream Media Islamophobia and Women’s Rights in Muslim Countries By Prof. Henry Francis B. Espiritu, October 20, 2017
Harvey Weinstein and the Politics of Hollywood By Jonathan Cook, October 18, 2017
Here’s Why Allowing Saudi Women to Drive Is Very Dangerous By Andrew Korybko, October 03, 2017
Nepal: Women’s Art and Politics By Barbara Nimri Aziz, August 12, 2017
Women’s Art and Other Work in Nepal’s Hill Country By Barbara Nimri Aziz, August 04, 2017
Nepal Hill Art and Women’s Traditions By Barbara Nimri Aziz, July 31, 2017
ANC Policy Conference Sets Course for Ruling Party in South Africa By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 09, 2017
No Joke: U.N. Elects Saudi Arabia to Women’s Rights Commission, For 2018-2022 Term By Unwatch, April 24, 2017
The US has Committed heinous Crimes in Afghanistan: Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) By Revolutionary Association of Women of Afghanistan and Edu Montesanti, April 07, 2017
Amazing Women Scientists We Never Knew By Joyce Chediac, March 15, 2017
We Need to Talk about Women: The Problem with Western Liberal ‘Feminists’ By Ghada Chehade, March 10, 2017
Palestinian Women – One for All, All for One By Dr. Vacy Vlazna, March 08, 2017
Amy Ashwood Garvey: A Forerunner in Pan-Africanist Feminism of the 20th Century By Abayomi Azikiwe, February 28, 2017
US Supreme Court, From Rights to Repentance: Norma McCorvey and Roe v Wade By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, February 24, 2017
19th Century Protest and the Matchgirls Strike (1888): Annie Besant, London’s First Wonder Woman By Greg Guma, February 11, 2017
Women’s Rights and US Hegemony: From Afghanistan to Syria By Dangerous Minds, February 01, 2017
Women’s March for Misogyny? By Mark Taliano, January 26, 2017
What is the Link between One of Hillary Clinton’s largest Donors and the Women’s March? By Asra Q. Nomani, January 23, 2017
Nepalese Women: Symbols of Historical Achievements and Political Leadership By Barbara Nimri Aziz, January 18, 2017
Election 2016: On Empire and Feminism. Whatever the Outcome, “99% of Us are Going to be Big Losers… The Only Way to Win is to Organize and Oppose the policies of US Empire” By Cindy Sheehan and Anthony Freda, November 08, 2016
Freedom Flotilla: Zaytouna-Oliva Departs for Gaza, Amal-Hope II to Follow Soon By Canadian Boat to Gaza, September 29, 2016
Demography and Italy’s Fertility Campaign By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 23, 2016
Hillary Clinton: The Anti-Woman ‘Feminist’ By Eric Draitser, August 21, 2016
The “Hatred of Life”: The World System which is Threatening All of Us By Prof. Claudia von Werlhof, August 16, 2016
Will Israel allow Palestine’s Olympic Gear to reach Brazil? Confiscates Athletes Equipment and Uniforms By Rayana Khalaf, August 03, 2016
Women as Pawns in the Political War Game By Barbara Nimri Aziz, June 24, 2016
Boat to Gaza, Break the Illegal Israeli Blockade By Canadian Boat to Gaza Team, June 22, 2016
Pedophilia and Sex Slavery and Violence in Cambodia By Emilia Dyech, June 17, 2016
Syrian Women Denounce USAID Funded ‘White Helmets’ in Syria By Prof. Tim Anderson, June 09, 2016
Pan-Africanism and Women’s Rights By Dr. Ajamu Nangwaya, May 25, 2016
Michel Temer’s All-Male Cabinet Enrages Brazilian Feminists By Al Arabiya, May 18, 2016
Endless War is on the Drawing Board: Hillary Clinton Throws Women “Under Bus” for Corporate Cronies By Robert Barsocchini, April 16, 2016
International organisations have issued warned that life in Gaza on brink of collapse due to effects of the oppressive Israeli siege, which is regarded a collective punishment and illegal in international law.
Gaza: Launching the “Women’s Boat to Gaza” Campaign By Freedom Flotilla Coalition, March 09, 2016
When Afghan Women Were Free By Gearóid Ó Colmáin, March 09, 2016
With Women’s Rights on the Line, Groups Demand Supreme Court #StoptheSham By Lauren McCauley, March 02, 2016
Women’s Rights in the Republic of Ireland: The Politics of Abortion and the Irish National Election By Carol-Anne Hudson, February 24, 2016
U.S. Military White Paper Describes Wearing Hijab as “Passive Terrorism” By Murtaza Hussain, February 24, 2016
Race, Gender, and Class Politics in the US Primaries By Prof. Vicente Navarro, February 24, 2016
Turkey Exploiting Syrian Refugee Adults and Children in Cheap Labour Industrial Sweatshops By Stephen Lendman, February 02, 2016
Cameron and Britain’s Muslim Women By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, January 26, 2016
Egypt: “Before and After the Spring Revolution”. Portraits of “Women Who Fight Back” By Barbara Nimri Aziz, December 04, 2015
Capitalism at Work. Widespread Hardship: “What’s More Important? The Dignity of Women or another Billion Dollars for the Banksters”? By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, November 29, 2015
The Assassination of Sandra Bland and the Struggle against State Repression By Ajamu Baraka, July 27, 2015
The Council on Foreign Relations Uses Afghan Women’s Rights as an Imperial Propaganda Tool By Julie Lévesque, July 08, 2015
New York Times: ‘Too Generous’ Family Policies Cause Discrimination Against Women By Janine Jackson, May 27, 2015
Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs By Dr. Vandana Shiva, May 21, 2015
Global Human Trafficking, a Modern form of Slavery By Joachim Hagopian, May 18, 2015
Fact Sheet on Japanese Military “Comfort Women” By Global Research News, May 12, 2015
Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire: Breaking the Silence on Israel’s Human Rights Abuse of Palestinians to Support Women Human Rights Defenders By Mairead Maguire, April 28, 2015
The Dark and Secret Dungeons of Iraq. Horror Stories of Female Prisoners By Wijhat Nadhar, March 08, 2015
Playing Politics: How The New York Times Misrepresents Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia By Timothy Alexander Guzman, January 26, 2015
Sex Crimes in the US Military: The Safety and Protection of Women in the Armed Forces By Joachim Hagopian, December 04, 2014
Gender Equality in Japan: The Equal Employment Opportunity Law Revisited By Stephanie Assmann, November 10, 2014
Discovering Iran. Women’s Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, November 06, 2014
The Rise and Fall of #Gamergate. The Web-based Movement of Gamers By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 01, 2014
Japan’s World War II “Comfort Women”. Denial of Prime Minister Abe Shinzo By David McNeill, October 22, 2014