AWID
yesterday at 17:01. Facebook
"The report shows 'that the gap between rich and poor is far greater than had previously been estimated and details how big business and the super-rich are fueling the inequality crisis by dodging taxes, driving down wages and using their power to influence politics,' Oxfam GB said in a statement."

#Davos2017 #WEF17

Eight men have the same wealth as world’s poorest half, says Oxfam

newsweek.com
AWID
01/17/2017 at 19:52. Facebook
"If your longer-term goal is to use the march as a catalyst for progressive social and political change, then that has to include thinking about race and class privilege."

#WhyIMarch #WomensMarch

To understand the Women's March on Washington, you need to understand intersectional feminism

vox.com
AWID
01/17/2017 at 19:32. Facebook
"The report shows 'that the gap between rich and poor is far greater than had previously been estimated and details how big business and the super-rich are fueling the inequality crisis by dodging taxes, driving down wages and using their power to influence politics,' Oxfam GB said in a statement."

#Davos2017 #WEF17

Eight men have the same wealth as world’s poorest half, says Oxfam

europe.newsweek.com
AWID
01/16/2017 at 19:13. Facebook
Egypt's crackdown of civil society groups continues with the asset freeze of our friends at Nazra for Feminist Studies.

Egypt court ruling upholds decision to freeze assets of women's rights activists

theguardian.com
AWID
01/14/2017 at 14:10. Facebook
The Radical Monarchs is a group of activist girls of colour in Oakland, California. Its members earn badges for completing challenges on social justice including ‘radical beauty’, being ‘an LGBTQ ally’ and the environment. Check out this documentary featuring the girls describing their group and learning more about their radical roots.

Berets, badges, Black Lives Matter and social justice: the youth group for activist girls of colour

theguardian.com
AWID
01/13/2017 at 17:23. Facebook
"Berta Cáceres travelled across the country, and they could have killed her anywhere. But the message that was sent by killing her in her own home was very clear: 'You’re not safe anywhere. We are watching you. We can get you anytime we want and we can do whatever we want to you,' Miranda said. 'I think that’s one of the strongest messages we as defenders in Honduras have ever received, and...
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What it's like to be a human rights defender in one of the deadliest countries on earth

refinery29.uk
AWID
01/11/2017. Facebook
"Trump’s win in the November US presidential elections makes it urgent that the new SG fronts a powerful feminist agenda to hold firm against a rising tide of misogyny in the US and elsewhere."

A feminist roadmap for the new head of the UN

opendemocracy.net
AWID
01/10/2017. Facebook
"Recent events in Egypt have made it clear that the Egyptian state seems determined to close down the civic space of feminists – and indeed, others – who work on critical issues such as violence against women in both private and public spheres."

Hunting out feminists in Egypt

defendingwomen-defendingrights.org
AWID
01/06/2017. Facebook
"While the biggest players in the disaster relief field usually follow an apolitical script in their work, some groups provide data and follow through on how ecosocial disasters disproportionately affect women. Few of them mention race. And none, that I could find, focus on the specific burdens and needs of Black women during these times."

Misogynoir and Climate Change: How Disaster Relief Fails Black Women

bitchmedia.org
AWID
01/06/2017. Facebook
« En 2016, des femmes du monde entier n’ont pas hésité à demander la fin des violences sexuelles, de la culture du viol, du sexisme, du harcèlement et du féminicide, utilisant les réseaux sociaux pour dénoncer l’inégalité entre les hommes et les femmes dans leurs pays, mettre la pression sur leurs gouvernements pour changer les lois, et organiser des manifestations pour défendre ces causes. »

Comment les femmes ont utilisé internet en 2016 pour se battre pour leurs droits

buzzfeed.com
AWID
01/05/2017. Facebook
"Yo soy porque nosotrxs somos,
y dado que somos, entonces yo soy.
¡Ubuntu!"

Un poco de Poesía Afroversiva para tu tarde...
AWID
01/05/2017. Facebook
"The biggest and most well-known way women are objecting to Trump is the Women’s March on Washington, headed by three women of color and expected to draw hundreds of thousands. But women are leading the resistance in many other ways, from a teen magazine that called out Trump when the rest of the media still dealt in false equivalencies to a flood of Planned Parenthood donations made in Mike...
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March on Washington and beyond: How women are resisting Donald Trump

salon.com
AWID
01/04/2017. Facebook
"Recognising the political importance of our technical decisions is within reach, leading ultimately to reclaiming power and control of our activism in the digital sphere as well as in the offline world."

Internet politics: a feminist guide to navigating online power

opendemocracy.net
AWID
01/03/2017. Facebook
Some oldies but goodies on this list. What are your feminist reads for 2017?

10 reading resolutions for a more feminist 2017

bustle.com
AWID
12/31/2016. Facebook
A look back at some feminist moments in 2016.

Here's to a 2017 filled with solidarity, co-creation and resistance around the world!
AWID
12/28/2016. Facebook
"Horrific conditions in the Northern Triangle led to a major policy crisis for the Obama administration. A new wave of refugees could do the same for the Trump."

Meet the Central American women the United States is detaining and deporting

thenation.com
AWID
12/23/2016. Facebook
"Much was said [at the #AWIDForum] about the importance of intersectionality and greater solidarity between our feminist movements. But intersectionality does not necessarily force us to consider the colonization of feminist movements and their work. What does it mean to decolonize feminism? And can we truly achieve intersectionality and transnational solidarity between feminists if we do not...
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Decolonizing Feminism: A Brazilian perspective

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AWID
12/22/2016. Facebook
"But whatever the path forward, it is clear, that in order to face the complex challenges of this crazy world of ours, we need each other at so many different levels. We need radical forms of love."

Thank you Lydia for over a decade of feminist leadership at AWID, and your contributions to the global feminist movement.

Goodbye from Lydia

awid.org
AWID
12/20/2016. Facebook
"One need only look at the medically-backed arguments that have constructed ideas of size, race, sexuality, ability and gender to see which bodies are able to garner physical respect and recognition or even the ability to exist. For centuries we have lived in a world where ‘desirable’ body can just as quickly fall into the realms of one not worth having, a constant flux of which we, as...
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Surgically dissecting pathology: Curing our movements and the world

awid.org
AWID
12/19/2016. Facebook
Our #FeministFutures are in the making...thanks for a year of co-creation and resistance!