Letter from Palestinian Woman Prisoner, Khalida Jarrar

Letter from Palestinian Woman Prisoner, Khalida Jarrar

Khalida Jarrar is a feminist, human rights activist and a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council. She lives in Ramallah, but has been held by Israel in administrative detention off an on since July of 2015.  The following letter was written for the keynote...

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Defend Iranian Woman Labor Leader Parvin Mohammadi

Defend Iranian Woman Labor Leader Parvin Mohammadi

Parvin Mohammadi needs support from labor activists and feminist activists around the world. During all these years of struggle, she has never separated the labor struggle from women’s struggles for their rights. Frieda Afary January 20, 2021 Source:  New Politics On...

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Another Attack on Women’s Rights in Iraq

Another Attack on Women’s Rights in Iraq

Article 57 Amendment: Another Attack on Women's Rights in Iraq by Huda Samir Despite the poverty, destitution, and loss of job opportunities that Iraqi society suffers from,  Despite the public demands to end sectarianism and corruption in government institutions,...

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Video of Panel on Women in Prisons:  U.S. & Iran

Video of Panel on Women in Prisons: U.S. & Iran

On Saturday, September 26,  the Zanan Group of Northern California organized a panel discussion of  former women prisoners from the US and Iran.   Below are  the video link and bios of the speakers.   The Prison journal,  Captured Words,  Free Thoughts has also...

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For Iraqi Women, Silence was Never an Option

For Iraqi Women, Silence was Never an Option

The participation of women in the 2019 and 2020 protests were very apparent and inspiring for many women around the world, though their participation came with a price. Women have lost their lives because of systematic killing and assassinations. Reham Yaqoub is the...

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