The lessons of South Africa’s 1956 Women’s March resonate to this day
On August 9, 1956, nearly 20,000 women marched in South Africa against apartheid-era Pass Laws. The struggles they waged and the demands they raised are especially relevant today
Thousands of Argentine women march for legal, safe and free abortion
The National Campaign for the Right to Legal, Safe and free abortion called for demonstrations across Argentina to demand the government to address the bill for Voluntary Termination of Pregnancy again this year
Around the world in 8 minutes: Episode 1
Welcome to a brand new show from Peoples Dispatch where we bring you news from people’s movements and organizations across the globe.
“Women need to be involved in planning and implementation of agricultural policies”
Gladys Serwaa, member of ECASARD, a peasants’ rights group in Ghana, speaks to Peoples Dispatch about the challenges faced by peasant women in her country.