Violence Against Women

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2: The Rise of the Right and the Resistance

Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is the depiction of a far-off and dystopian future, but its depictions of misogyny, gender essentialism, and religious fundamentalism hit way too close to home. Season two continues to develop the structure and oppression of the fictional nation of Gilead, but it also starts to depict the beginnings of a growing—and necessary—political resistance.

Fight the Boss, Fight Sexism: An International Socialist Example

With so many powerful and wealthy politicians and celebrities being exposed as sexual predators, there is a growing movement of people coming forward about sexual assault and harassment. But how can we win? We, the working class and oppressed, must take an active role in this struggle.

#MeToo: Survivors Stand up to be Counted

The #MeToo campaign brings attention to the prevalence of sexual violence, particularly perpetrated by wealthy and powerful men. What does this mean for working class women?

Organizing Against Rape Culture: Lessons from Brazil

Amidst attacks from right-wing governments in Brazil, tens of thousands of women took to the streets to protest rape culture. How are these protests related to the current political climate, and how can this movement inform the struggles of women in the United States and elsewhere?