Women & the U.S. Military in East Asia

Women & the U.S. Military in East Asia

Key Points   Negative effects of U.S. militarism on women and children in East Asia include sexual exploitation, physical and sexual violence, and the dire situation of many Amerasian children. Instead of seeing U.S. troops sent home and military bases closed after...
Statement of Solidarity

Statement of Solidarity

An Open Letter to All Feminists: Statement of Solidarity with Palestinian, Arab, and Muslim Women Facing War and Occupation, March 2008   Given that International Women’s Day coincided with the catastrophic events in Gaza, please show your solidarity by signing...
Immigration Policing & Border Violence

Immigration Policing & Border Violence

On September 3, 1993, Juanita Gomez and her female cousin crossed the border between Nogales, Sonora, and Nogales, Arizona to meet two male friends to go shopping. Larry Selders, a Border Patrol Agent, stopped all four people, but only detained Gomez and her cousin....

Community Accountability

How do we address violence within our communities?   We are told to call the police and rely on the criminal justice system to address violence within our communities. However, if police and prisons facilitate or perpetrate violence against us rather than increase our...

Women of Color & Prisons

We are told that prisons will keep us safe from domestic and sexual violence, but prisons are a source of extreme violence for women of color. Consider:   Since 1980 the number of women in prison has increased at nearly double the rate for men. The number of people in...