Submission of international petition calling for the legislative resolution of the “comfort women” issuePetitions collected in Japan, South Korea, and internationally calling for the legislative resolution of the Japanese military sexual slavery, or the so-called “comfort women” issue to be submitted to the Japanese Government and Diet by former so-called “comfort women”, South … [Read more...] about November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
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From: Ten Thousand Things Supporting the culture of positive peace: inner & outer peace, sustainability, diversity, social justice, and affirmative creative expression--in the Asia-Pacific (and everywhere)Wednesday, June 30, 2010 The organizing committee for the Yayori Awards is pleased to announce that nomination forms are now available for the 2010 … [Read more...] about Yayori Awards seek to honor activists, artists, journalists working on women’s issues worldwide
Abby Zimet says yes. We say no. If the debate is framed as the freedom to kill and be killed for imperialism and neoliberalism without having to hide one's identity, then we disagree. One can simply say that al gender-based discriminationshould be outlawed and not celebrate the fact that the death machine too has been liberated. What do you think? Write … [Read more...] about Obama Admin: Being openly gay in the military is now ok. Something to celebrate?
A review by By Nathaniel Mehr Edited by Robin L. Riley et al.; Zed Books, 2008, 288 pp.Feminist geopolitics," writes Jennifer Hyndman, "aims to recast war as a field of live human subjects with names, families, and home towns." The intersection of feminist critique and anti-imperialist resistance to the so-called "war on terror" forms the subject of this illuminating … [Read more...] about Feminism and War: Confronting U.S. Imperialism