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  • Energy and Roses – The birth of a militant women’s movement

    , by ARRUZZA Cinzia

    In Mexico, an energy users’ association is growing into a militant women’s movement.
    On November 11, hundreds of people from Mexico’s National Assembly of Energy Users (ANUEE) came together for an event on the new feminist movement in the auditorium of the Mexican Electrical Workers Union (SME) . (...)

  • Mexico’s Anti-Abortion Backlash

    , by CUDDEHE Mary

    Daniela Castro, a 21-year-old administrator for a Mexican children’s charity, got to the hospital just before dark. It was a warm, cloudless July night in 2010, and Daniela grabbed the arm of her boyfriend of three years, a handsome architecture student named Carlos Bautista. The two walked (...)

  • Mexico : Not one single more death !

    , par PRT

    The murder of Susana Chávez in Ciudad Juárez shows in one single case the seriousness of the situation of violence which Mexico has arrived at, combining feminicide and the criminalization and repression of the social struggle that occurs within the framework of the militarization of the country (...)

  • Mexican Women — Then and Now

    , by DASHNER MONK Heather

    ARACELI’S KNARLED HANDS knead the corn dough in a smoke-filled lean-to next to her kitchen, as the 5 a.m. sunlight begins to squint through the slats. She will make about 48 pounds of tortillas, as she does every day. By noon they’ll be on the table in houses all over the 500-inhabitant town she (...)

  • Food Sovereignty in Mexico & The Organizing Power of Women

    , by FERGUSSON Ann

    IN JANUARY, 2009 I participated in a three-day women’s conference on Women, Food and Food Sovereignty at a nonprofit regional development center in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico called CEDESA (Centro de Desarrollo Agropecuario). Also attending were several other academics besides myself from (...)

  • Against militarization and for human rights in Mexico

    , by Fourth International

    The XVI Congress of the Fourth International has heard reports of the grave human rights situation in Mexico, not only with the continuation of femicide in Ciudad Juarez and other cities and regions, but also now with the abuses, executions and forced disappearances that result from the (...)

  • Women and Party: Sanctions policy in a feminist party

    , by PRT

    The following criteria of internal sanctions in the party, in regard to oppression of women, were approved at the VI National Congress, held from the 1st to the 5th of November 1989 in Mexico.
    The present document is a contribution from the PRT Women’s Commission to the thinking about a (...)