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Abortion rights protest in the US

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across 600 cities and towns in the United States on May 14 in defence of abortion rights, reports Barry Sheppard.

Abortion rights protest in the US

The stake for Black women and the working class in the fight for abortion rights and to become equal and full citizens is existential, writes Malik Miah.

Abortion rights are LGBTIQ rights

The Republican Party is spearheading a reactionary drive against the hard-won gains of the women's liberation and LGBTI rights movements, reports Barry Sheppard.

Anti war protest in St Petersburg

Russian feminist activist and historian Ella Rossman, from Feminist Anti-War Resistance, talks about the challenges this new movement faces.

Socialist candidate Paula Sanchez told an International Women's Day function that IWD was for women and men “because equality is something we all have to fight for”. Pip Hinman reports.

Sydney's Kurdish community celebrated International Women's Day at a well-attended gathering at the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre in Kings Park. Peter Boyle reports.

Two hundred people took part in the International Women’s Day protest organised by Hunter Workers' Women's Committee. Kathy Fairfax reports.

Pat O’Shane told a packed-out International Women’s Day celebration in Cairns about her lifetime of defiance against racism and authorities. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Feminist Anti-War Resistance

Russian feminists have united against the occupation and war in Ukraine under the banner of Feminist Anti-War Resistance.

Filmmaker Antonia Kilian. Photo: ANF English

A new documentary film, The Other Side Of The River, shows the complexity of the women's revolution in Rojava and its contradictions. Director Antonia Kilian discusses the film.

Grace Tame signalled that women are not happy with the system, bravely pulling off her widely acclaimed, and criticised, protest. Markela Panegyres argues women have a lot to be angry about. 

More than half of the population of Afghanistan is facing starvation since the US-led occupation forces withdrew last August. Pip Hinman comments on the ongoing crisis.

Former sex discrimination commissioner Pru Goward claims that Grace Tame represents a failed generational baton-change for the women’s movement. She’s dead wrong, argues Pip Hinman.

bell hooks, right, with zillah eisenstein. Photo: @ZEisenstein/Twitter

Malik Miah pays tribute to radical feminist, scholar and activist bell hooks, who died on December 15.

Find out about Sydney's feminist and LGBTIQ+ history of struggle on this Green Left walking tour of Sydney. Rachel Evans reports.

Barry Healy reviews a new film on the life of Eleanor Marx, the fourth daughter of Jenny and Karl Marx, and a lifelong socialist writer, translator and organiser.

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