Women’s liberation

Planned Parenthood boldly resists anti-abortion attack

Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest provider of comprehensive reproductive health care for poor women, took a bold stand of resistance…

August 30, 2019

The strength of women: Venezuelan commune members confront the blockade

Published July 19 in Sputnik News. Translation Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau. Lightly edited by WW staff. Women in Caracas…

July 26, 2019

Serena Williams and Megan Rapinoe are fighters for racial and gender equality

Powerful women athletes are using their popularity and influence to speak out against various forms of social injustice. Two of…

July 17, 2019

‘Policing the womb’ in Alabama

The intensified attack on women, the gender-oppressed and reproductive justice, denounced as “policing the womb” by reproductive rights advocate and…

July 9, 2019

‘Decriminalize sex work now!’

Sawyer Eason is an artist and organizer working with Peoples Power Assemblies NYC, Decrim NY and Brooklyn Transcore. She plays…

July 4, 2019

Domestic gag rule: Time to fight the patriarchal state

On June 18, Donald Trump announced his candidacy in 2020 for a new term. Only four days later, on June…

June 30, 2019

Women strike across Switzerland for equal pay and more

Wage. Time. Respect. That was the motto of the 24-hour “Women’s Strike” for gender pay equity, equal rights, respect and…

June 20, 2019

The persecution of Caster Semenya

The ongoing persecution of South African runner Caster Semenya by the International Association of Athletics Federations has shone a spotlight…

June 18, 2019

Haitians march against rape

Mothers Day in Haiti was celebrated this year on May 26. In response to the rape of two students at…

June 13, 2019

In Boston pro-choice forces defy right wing

June 2 -- Around 100 pro-choice activists gathered in the Boston Common to confront a group of anti-abortion extremists attempting…

June 9, 2019