#21-19 Politics as Unusual … UN, EU, Guatemala Parliament – women bring new issues to the table

Bringing new issues to the political table is a lot of work. Three stories about progress made: (1) On June

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#04-19 Traditional Courts Bill – Alive Again! … South Africa Politics vs Women’s Human Rights

The Helen Suzman Foundation called it “a cynical move to curry favour with traditional leaders.” Two months before the May

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#52-18 Native Women Challenge Canada … Speech by Dr. Dawn Memee Lavelle-Harvard

In 1971, Janette Lavelle filed suit against a 19th century law that violated native women’s human rights in Canada. She

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#30-18 Irish Abortion Referendum

Activists’ work led to success In May 2018, the Irish voted to repeal the 8th Amendment to their Constitution, which

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#20-18 Asylum Seekers

Guatemalan women fleeing to the USA The inclusion of life-threatening domestic and gang violence as reasons for seeking asylum abroad

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#10-18 Women of Faith Cry Out for Immigrant Children

Interfaith protest against US border policy WOMEN RELIGIOUS LEADERS HELD A NONPARTISAN PROTEST RALLY IN WASHINGTON DC, ON TUESDAY, JUNE

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#43-17 Invasion Day – Australia

On January 26, 2018, an official Australian holiday, some 60,000 people marched in Melbourne protesting the celebration of a day

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#39-17 Women’s March Revisited

One year later, WINGS re-captures the spirit of the 2017 Women’s March, in the voices of participants from Washington DC;

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