Femicide: The Face of a Patriarchal Capitalist Society
On March 8, the feminist movement flooded the streets of Mexico as part of a global day of mobilization. Among these thousands of women and dissidents, the main demand was an end to femicide and sexist violence.
Yara VillaseñorMarch 31, 2023
President AMLO’s Government Is Not Feminist
On March 8, Mexican president AMLO spoke cynically of his commitment to feminism. But the fight against gendered violence, militarization, and labor precarity will be fought by the masses, not the so-called “progressive” government in Mexico.
Barbara FunesMarch 13, 2023
Heading into International Women’s Day in Mexico: Let’s Be Thousands in the Streets against Femicide and Violence
In 2022, 3,754 women were killed in Mexico, but only 33.7 percent were investigated as femicides. We need to build a movement that fights against misogynist violence.
Movimiento de los Trabajadores Socialistas (MTS)March 6, 2023
Femicide in South Korea: The State and Bosses Are Responsible
The recent murder of a woman who worked for Seoul Metro shows the dangers faced by women workers in Korea. The working class must organize against femicide and sexual harassment in the workplace.
Youngmi LeeOctober 5, 2022
Feminists in El Paso, Texas Hold Vigil for Murdered Lesbian Couple
Last weekend, feminists in El Paso, Texas held a vigil for Yulisza Ramírez and Nohemí Medina Martínez who were murdered earlier this month. We need to build a mass movement that will mobilize for every instance of homophobic, misogynistic, and patriarchal violence.
Paul GinestáJanuary 28, 2022
Femicide: In Mexico, One Girl Is Murdered Every Day
An average of 27 girls are murdered every month in Mexico. The state is responsible for this deadly situation which has only worsened under the coronavirus pandemic.
Nancy CázaresDecember 5, 2021
Mexican Police Fire Live Rounds at Femicide Protesters
In Cancún, Mexico, the police opened fire on 2,000 demonstrators who had gathered at the City Hall to protest against the latest instance of femicide. Here, we republish a statement by the socialist feminist group Pan y Rosas.
Pan y RosasNovember 10, 2020
Feminist Activists Occupy Human Rights Commission in Mexico to Protest Femicide
Facing increased femicides, continuing violence against women, and the impunity of those responsible, the mothers of victims, along with feminist groups and organizations, have seized the offices of the National Human Rights Commission in Mexico City, Mexico. The government has responded by condemning and criminalizing the protesters.
Lucy GonzalezSeptember 11, 2020
“A Free Country Needs Free Women”—Interview About Palestinian Women’s Protests
Last Thursday, 3,000 Palestinian women protested from Beirut to Ramallah. The socialist women's group Bread and Roses from Munich spoke to Isleen Atallah (18) from Jerusalem.
Amelie MayerSeptember 29, 2019
From Oregon to Argentina: Solidarity with #NiUnaMenos Movement
Members of The Graduate Student Fellows Federation (GTFF) of the University of Oregon issued a statement showing their support for the women's strike and mobilization against femicide in Argentina
Lola LoustaunauOctober 21, 2016