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World March of Women International Declaration for March 8, 2021

World March of Women International Declaration for March 8, 2021

March 4, 2021 |

One year on since the entire world faced the beginning of the first pandemic of the 21st century, we, women, see the coming of a new March 8, and in this year of 2021, it carries a different weight. For 111 years, this date has been a milestone for women in movement, the women who ...
We continue organizing

We continue organizing

August 2, 2020 |

The coordinations of the World March of Women in Europe have been mobilizing since March, when we launched our 5th International Action, with activities both in the networks and in the streets. The news sent by the comrades from Euzkal Herria and Neuchatel show us how, with the arrival of the pandemic, the mobilization continued, ...
The cycle of injustice, exploitation and oppression will be broken.

The cycle of injustice, exploitation and oppression will be broken.

August 2, 2020 |

Due to the destructive neoliberal economic policies which eliminated what was left of the Lebanese economy after the end of the civil war and created an unproductive rentier economy, relying mainly on services in the form of the banking sector -with the approval, participation, and use of all political parties in power, even those which ...
Women’s struggle in Kurdistan

Women’s struggle in Kurdistan

August 2, 2020 |

The capitalist system which thrives on ecological destruction and exploitation is striving to turn the Covid-19 pandemic process into an opportunity to extricate itself out of its multi-faceted down flow all over the world. As women of the MENA region, while working hard to come up with ways of protecting ourselves and our societies against ...
The palestinian people in the face of colonization, occupation, and the COVID-19 pandemic

The palestinian people in the face of colonization, occupation, and the COVID-19 pandemic

August 2, 2020 |

Palestinian women face many challenges in their daily lives, these challenges are represented as obstacles put forward by colonization, the annexation plans, and the COVID-19 pandemic. The Israeli occupation continues its colonial policies aiming to abolish the Palestinian cause through a series of policies including ethnic cleansing plans, specifically in Jerusalem, daily invasion and arrests, military ...
Stop the ravaging of Cabo Delgado

Stop the ravaging of Cabo Delgado

August 1, 2020 |

In June, the World March of Women signed a letter demanding transnational corporations to stop the ravaging of Cabo Delgado, the northernmost province of Mozambique. The gas industry is causing devastation in Cabo Delgado, with communities starving and landless, even before any gas has been extracted. The letter has a broad description of what is ...
Consuming in solidarity

Consuming in solidarity

July 31, 2020 |

abuela Tlanespilli and Elizabeth Chaparro at the mercadito flor de luna, Jalisco, Mexico. In Jalisco, consuming toxic free food means rebellion, resistance, organization and solidarity in the hands of rural women who bet on agriculture for life! Self-care, such an important issue in these times of pandemic, provokes deep reflection on what enters our mouths, what we ...
Authoritarianism attacks women's rights, bodies, territories.

Authoritarianism attacks women’s rights, bodies, territories.

July 31, 2020 |

Neoliberal authoritarianism does not respect quarantine. And in times of pandemic, the repression of women who resist increases. The comrades of the World March of Women in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) send us news from Kurdistan, Lebanon and Palestine, territories in which authoritarianism, militarization and economic crises intensified before the spread of ...
"At precisely 3.24 p.m. an intense cry of anger was heard everywhere."

“At precisely 3.24 p.m. an intense cry of anger was heard everywhere.”

July 31, 2020 |

In Switzerland as elsewhere in the world, Covid-19 has placed women at the forefront of the fight against the pandemic. No one can deny it: without them, without their work seven days a week, 24 hours a day, survival would be unimaginable. This work may be essential for our lives and the functioning of society ...
Chronicle from Euzkal Herria

Chronicle from Euzkal Herria

July 31, 2020 |

This past March 8th we gave the first news about the 5th International Action, also coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the World March of Women. A few months before, at the end of 2019, we began to work with the intention of opening a process of creation and collective construction to develop the 5th ...
Africa in the frontline of resistance

Africa in the frontline of resistance

July 30, 2020 |

The World March of Women Africa held, on Africa Liberation Day, May 25th, the webinar African Women in the Frontline Resisting Territorial Occupation Amid the Covid-19 Pandemic. The activity was organized by women from Mozambique, Tanzania, Ghana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Western Sahara, Uganda and Kenya. They discussed the challenges that women face in the pandemic ...