In Brazil, solidarity links resistance to transformation.

In Brazil, during the closing week of our 5th International Action, a series of materials (texts and audios in Portuguese) were published, marking the feminist alternatives (solidarity, agroecology and the feminist and solidarity economy) and organizing the history of the…

Coimbra, Portugal: what do we resist how we will transform.

Despite the pandemic and the restrictions from Portuguese government that only allow gatherings up to five people, our sisters in Coimbra, Portugal, occupied the street to say what do we resist and how we will transform! We resist to live,…

Grassroots meetings in Mozambique

In the provinces of Nampula, Maputo, Inhambane, Tete, Gaza and Sofala in Mozambique, women gathered to talk about their struggles, read the declaration of the World March of Women and to celebrate the closing of the 5th International Action. We…

WMW Philippines resisting and unmasking Duterte’s government

In the Philippines, the World March of Women held an online broadcast to celebrate the closing of the 5th International Action. The women also released the statement “Filipino Women Resist Exploitation, Capitalism and Authoritarianism” unmasking the Duterte government and its…

Kurdistan – resisting violence and defending rights.

From Kurdistan, the sisters of the WMW tell us about the repression of the Turkish government against women’s grassroots organizations, the irresponsibility of the state to protect people from the effects of the pandemic, the attacks attacks on the Istanbul…

Tunisia: we resist to live, we march to transform!

In 24h of Feminist Solidarity, the women from Tunisia send their greetings for the closing of the 5th International Action. In the mobilization process of the Middle East and North Africa region, MMM Tunisia prepared a document on the situation…

Palestine women meet in 24h of Feminist Solidarity

Sisters of the WMW in Palestine, in resistance to the State of Israel’s politics of apartheid and neo-colonialism. They send us images of their closing activity of the 5th International Action, in 24h of Feminist Solidarity. As part of the…

Closing Act of the 5th International Action in Morocco

The World March of Women in Morocco also held the closing of the 5th International Action on October 17 in the streets, were they went to celebrate the 24h of Feminist Solidarity. The women from Morocco prepared a document on…

Quebec launches a campaign and a calendar of feminist actions

In Quebec, the March launched a campaign with five demands in the fight against poverty, violence against women and all forms of racism and colonialism and for climate justice. The Quebec Coordination of the World March of Women (CQMMF) held…

Basque Country: freedom for all to cross all bridges.

In the Basque Country the sisters are already beginning another mobilization process. It begun on October 17, at the closing of out 5th International Action, on the border between the Basque towns of Irun (Spanish state) and Hendaia (French state),…

Switzerland against borders and walls

In the city of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, the WMW closed the 8 months of International Action by joining in a pebble soup from the Association for the Defense of the Unemployed, on the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication…

Venezuela

The WMW joined the concentration convened on feminist articulation in Venezuela. At the event, they read the names of the 53 women victims of femicide in 2020 and demanded justice for all women. They also read the call for the…

Western Sahara

In the Saharawi camps, women have demonstrated against the attack on human rights in Western Sahara and in solidarity with sisters in the Occupied Territories, such as Mahfuda Bomba Lefkir, imprisoned for expressing the right to freedom and dignity of…

Quebec

In Quebec City, from March 2 to 6, actions were carried out to make the demands of the March visible. The WMW delivered to the government a demand for the full recognition of women’s work, increasing the minimum wage to…

Pakistan

Aurat March is the name of the International Women’s Day demonstration in Pakistan. Conservative groups and people linked to the government’s intelligence agency tried to ban the demonstration. The justice system ignored the demands to prevent the march or the…

New Caledonia

In New Caledonia the action was launched as part of the debate on municipal elections on the 15th and 22nd, to include the fight against colonialism in the discussions and “fight against inequalities and for better living conditions for women”.

Mozambique

Our slogan, We Resist to Live, We March to Transform! also rang out in the city of Maputo, Mozambique, at the meeting to launch the 5th International Action and to demand gender and climate justice.

Mexico

The mobilization was incredible in Guadalajara, Mexico: 35 thousand women, something unprecedented in the city (for any movement). The handkerchiefs with the slogan of the 5th International Action flew!

Macronorte Peru

“Women are still fighting, we face the system 24 hours a day (…) No to the monopolization of nature, bodies, water, territories and life, no to the financialization in Latin America”, says the declaration of WMW Macronorte Peru. “Change women’s…

Honduras

The Assembly of Women Fighters of Honduras and the WMW have embraced the lives of Honduran women. No more feminicide, women’s lives matter! The demonstration protested against the violence and silence that patriarchy and capitalism seek to impose on us.

France

In France, the WMW called for an international and feminist 8th March. “For the construction of a life without violence; to counteract neoliberalism, conservatism and the rise of the extreme right; in defense of common goods and territories, no more…

Philippines

In February, the Senate of the Philippines passed an Anti-Terrorism Act with a broad definition of punishable acts that can be used against human rights defenders and civil society actors critical of Government policies and pronouncements. Rodrigo Duterte and the…

El Salvador

Two marches in El Salvador, on March 6 and 8, demanded respect for women’s rights, denouncing the reversal of important achievements of the feminist movement with the cuts made by the Nayib Bukele government. They demanded the decriminalization of abortion…

Chile

In Chile, in a year where important processes of change are coming, the March will work for the recovery of common goods and against the policies that criminalize us. “We don’t want more people killed, mutilated or imprisoned for fighting,”…

Bolivia

Working women, participants in the March of Bolivia, a country under a violent and racist neoliberal coup d’état, maintained that they continue to fight against discrimination, against hatred of women, of Indian women, of the pollera, of working women, of…

Belgium

In Belgium, the March carried out a live television programme, workshops, debates, feminist exchanges and participated in the International Women’s Day demonstration at the Centre in Brussels, which was attended by some 10,000 women.

Brazil

In the face of the authoritarianism and conservatism that have grown in Brazil, the March took to the streets to denounce the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro and to demand more democracy, more rights, decent work and justice for Marielle…

Bangladesh

In the Rajbari district of Bangladesh, the March organized a cultural programme, discussions with NGOs and public institutions and activities from 5 to 8 March.

United Kingdom

Companions from United Kingdom organized an online discussion about “feminist ecology as an alternative for transnationals” with companions from Rojava.

Quebec

The World March of Women in Quebec made a video to once again denounce the disaster that occurred at the Rana Plaza in Bangladesh in 2013. The Rana Plaza housed workers in the textile industry, employed by large multinational companies.…

United States

“We hold close to our hearts the memories and the lives of over 1,000 garment workers, mostly women, who died in the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh in 2013. In their honor, we continue to struggle for dignified working and…

Venezuela

In Venezuela the action started at 12h in Caracas in social media and continued at 16h with the video forum “What does it mean to put life in the center of politics?”.

Cuba

Cuba has joined the 24 hours of feminist solidarity, quoted our 24-hour call for feminist solidarity and started a cycle of talks on the economic situation in times of pandemic. “The appeal has called for the answers to various questions…

Portugal

In Portugal, the march promoted actions on social networks and issued a statement on the 24 hours of Feminist Solidarity. “In times of COVID-19, we know well that the ‘essential’ thing is to clean, nourish, care for, treat, educate. Produce…

Galicia

In Galicia, the comrades published videos in feminist solidarity against the actions of transnational companies and about the struggle to put life at the center of politics and the economy. “For capital the essential thing is profit, for us the…

Macedonia

Online action of the Macedonian comrades. “Women in textile industry work for 150 euros monthly salary, sewing shirts for well-known transnational companies, that cost several hundred euros each. In a month, every woman sews 60 shirts or brings 9000 euros…

Mozambique

The World March of Women of Mozambique sent this video to join the chain of solidarity to Rana Plaza and denounce the negative impact of transnational companies on the lives of women and communities. Domestic workers, women living with HIV,…

Kurdistan

The coordinators of the World March of Women in North Africa and the Middle East published today the statement “Against the coronavirus epidemic and against the capitalist epidemic, we will continue to fight and win.” They remember Rana Plaza, speak…

Lebanon

The coordinators of the World March of Women in North Africa and the Middle East published today the statement “Against the coronavirus epidemic and against the capitalist epidemic, we will continue to fight and win.” They remember Rana Plaza, speak…

Iraq

The coordinators of the World March of Women in North Africa and the Middle East published today the statement “Against the coronavirus epidemic and against the capitalist epidemic, we will continue to fight and win.” They remember Rana Plaza, speak…

Palestine

The coordinators of the World March of Women in North Africa and the Middle East published today the statement “Against the coronavirus epidemic and against the capitalist epidemic, we will continue to fight and win.” They remember Rana Plaza, speak…

Tunisia

The coordinators of the World March of Women in North Africa and the Middle East published today the statement “Against the coronavirus epidemic and against the capitalist epidemic, we will continue to fight and win.” They remember Rana Plaza, speak…

Mexico

The World March of Women in Mexico called for a virtual meeting at 12 noon to join the 24 hours of Feminist Solidarity, in a context of contingency due to the pandemic. Comrades from different cities in Mexico and diverse…

Macro Norte Peru

The World March of Women of the Macro North Peru denounced the transnationals and neoliberal companies that enslave and impoverish our bodies, lives, lands and territories. “Poverty in our country has a face and is a woman’s face: urban, indigenous,…

Chile

The activists of the World March of Women in Chile launched at midday an anthology of texts on the feminist economy, present in the 15 editions of the magazine Ceres, Creando Feminismos. The activity, which is part of the 24…

Argentina

CTA-Autonoma, central workers union, joined the call of the World March of Women and called for an online talk and a network mobilization in Argentina on the theme “Life is worth more than profit”. In addition to demonstrating against the…

Ivory Coast

Women of the World March in Ivory Coast discuss the land dispute between transnational corporations — which carry out perennial agriculture (cocoa, coffee, rubber, palm oil, cotton) controlled by transnational companies — and farmers, who plant food for the population…

New Caledonia

Françoise Caillard, from the World March of Women in New Caledonia, talks about the importance of 24 hours of feminist solidarity for the women of this small country, to connect local struggles with the international movement. “We mobilize in solidarity…

South Africa

Wilhelmina Trout, from World March of Women in South Africa, talks to Alessandra Ceregatti, from the WMW Brasil, highlighting the importance of the 24 hours of feminist solidarity and recalls how women’s work is exploited by transnational corporations. The action…

Turkey

On 24 April 2020 at noon for 24 hours solidarity against TNCs the WMW Turkey held a webinar with invited speakers from the frontline of the struggles against TNCs from different regions of the country. Bellow you can see the…

Pakistan

The WMW national coordination body and social activists in Pakistan extended their solidarity with the workers of the world especially the victims of Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh. They held an online meeting organized by Women in Struggle for Empowerment…

Philippines

Today, we are not forgetting corporate crimes in Rana Plaza, Bangladesh on April 24, 2013. Remembering this and the continued crimes of transnational corporations that exploit the territories, precarize the work and leave a trail of destruction to ensure their…

Brazil

In Brazil, the March made a live broadcast between 12 noon and 1 p.m., with the participation of activists from several states in the country. Conceição Dantas, from Rio Grande do Norte, opened by introducing the feminist debate against transnational…

Azores

Every day can be a new shortcutIn building another world We’re together! Against the virus of capitalismAnd oppressionFor the dignity of the woman, of her life and work.We resist to live! Against the machismo virusGender and domestic violenceNo more wives…

Switzerland

In Switzerland, the WMW invited all women and men in solidarity to write a slogan on a T-shirt or fabric, to hang in the windows or on balconies: “Multinationals are destroying our lives and nature; feminist solidarity against borders; Rana…

Catalunya

In Catalonia, Marxa Mundial de Les Dones-Catalunya articulated three themes in its online mobilization: the denunciation of environmental and human rights damages caused by transnational corporations, the denunciation of the business of caring for the elderly and the defense of…

France

This video was made by the World March of Women Occitania in order not to forget the collapse of the Rana Plaza. Multinationals are fattening at the expense of working conditions and the health of workers. STOP the impunity of…

Euskal Herria

The women of the WMW in the Basque Country are mobilising online to collectively denounce the precariousness of the work of transnational garment companies and the neo-liberal, racist and patriarchal violence. #RanaPlazaGogoan — No mas Rana Plaza is one of…

Morocco

The coordinators of the World March of Women in North Africa and the Middle East published today the statement “Against the coronavirus epidemic and against the capitalist epidemic, we will continue to fight and win.” They remember Rana Plaza, speak…

Kenya

Comrades from the World March of Women Kenya greet us. They remember Rana Plaza, they march in solidarity with the women of the world and they are ready to face the power of transnational corporations!