In recognition of the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote, and the anniversary of the 1963 civil rights march on Washington, a coalition of women's organizations, representing millions of women, announced plans to counter the attacks on women's economic and health security through a new multi-organization effort, HERvotes. The goal is to mobilize women voters in 2012 around preserving women's Health and Economic Rights (HER rights.)…
fem-i-nist: advocating social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men. "Seriously, what kind of person doesn't want this?" "When anyone claims they aren't a feminist, I assume they don't know what they're talking about." [click on this image to find a short video, which explores popular misconceptions about feminists]
'Recommit to women's liberation', The Guardian (Comment is Free blog), 8 March 2010 [caption: Marking International Womens Day 1975, the feminist magazine Spare Rib reported: '4,000 women marched through London's East End.' Photograph: Red Women's Workshop]
These are some of the women that need feminism the most. Victims of domestic abuse, their features mutilated with acid. Remember these women the next time someone says the world doesnt need feminism, for these narrow minded the people don't know what's going on in the world
NEW ECONOMIC RIGHTS ALLIANCE. The New Economic Rights Alliance is a community of people who are seeking transparency in the banking and corporate sector. By joining this organisation, you will unite with many thousands of South Africans who believe that banks and large corporations are in breach of natural human rights. Learn more at http://www.newera.org.za.