Marielle Franco's quote, "There are more of us in the street than there are of you in parliament." There are more women of color in the world, than there are of any one identity, anywhere. The melanin rich hues of proaction are combining, in solidarity, and in solidarity that strength will shatter borders, national demarcations, … Continue reading Marielle Franco: Femicide
This is dedicated to all the women and girls who won't be celebrating this International Women's Day. This is dedicated to the women whose every breath is breathed in a warfare for autonomy of her being. This is for the women who fight wars to put their feet on the ground every morning, to just … Continue reading International Women’s Day: The Pedagogy Of The Margins
When the unstoppable force of a girl's voice shakes the immovable history of complicity, pages burn and new anthologies are unwritten in anthems of defiance. CNN's town hall on gun policy in America, Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida student Emma Gonzalez, one girl, one mic fired her anthem, "Never Again" at National Rifle … Continue reading The Girls With Their Backs Against History
What justice can there be for seven-year-old girl who was abducted and raped before being murdered, her body thrown into rubbish like trash? The rape and murder of Zainab, isn't an unfortunate event, it is a daily reality. We forget about all the #Themtoos who aren't here to say #metoo. How long does it take to forget Delta Meghwal , … Continue reading #JusticeForZainab #ThemToo The Girls & Women Murdered By Rape Culture
I WASN’T BORN yet when I became a refugee for the first time. A man ran into our home while I was still in the womb, to tell my mother that her son had been killed trying to secure food. He warned her to flee to a displaced persons’ camp. My mother refused and was still holding my baby sister when men stormed our home. They shot and killed my sister, who was still an infant.
Maya Angelou scrawled across generations through I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Rest empowered to all the stories that were unbearable never finished.
Price of Silence in cooperation with Cathartist and Daughters of Eve are combing efforts in support of Somali human rights activist Sainab Abdi's efforts to provide emergency humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees arriving in Greece. The focus of this, Sainab Abdi's third run, is the increasingly vulnerable populace of refugees who have no shelter. We … Continue reading Action Syrian Refugees In Thessaloniki
Celebrations at the popular Kampala LGBTQIA+ and GQNB night club, Venom, prefacing the approaching weekend's Pride marches ended tonight in bloodshed and mass arrests. A party in celebration of identities and bodies alive in the rhythm of defiance of Uganda's brutal anti-homosexuality codes and norms ended when military police barreled through the club's front door carrying … Continue reading Urgent Action: Uganda Miss & Mr. Pride LGBTQ Celebration Marred by Police Violence
We must undermine the very essence of the madness of misogyny and dismantle patriarchy everywhere not to define history for all mankind, but to redefine mankind for the history of all humanity.
What happened on New Year’s Eve in Cologne Germany was a human rights scandal. To date, 497 women have filed complaints, 381 are sexual offenses some filing in tandem. Today there has been three arrests – one 26-year-old man for sexual violence and theft, and two more men for theft arrests. According to journalists a … Continue reading Sexual Violence Cases In Germany Reveal How Misogyny Dictates Our Response To Rape