Selforganisation

Journal of feminist Struggles

The journal offers an insight into feminist struggles around the world. Current struggles against forced marriage of migrant women in Europe,organizing processes of women in Afghanistan or the struggle for the right to abortion in Colombia, Poland or in the USA are some examples of the struggle portraits that are addressed here in the journal. With interviews, portraits and real examples of struggle, one learns about current struggles of the feminist movement.

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France: Trade Unions, Social Movements and the Yellow Vests

With the neoliberal reforms that Macron has rapidly implemented, social dialogue between social movements, unions and the government has become more difficult and fragmented. The French trade union movement is split along political lines into several umbrella organizations, and the level of organization has stagnated. The yellow vests have not been able to decisively change Macron's course. But they have rearticulated positions critical of capitalism and class struggle, also taking migrant struggles into the equation.

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India: Strikes and Self-organization

Since 2014, a coalition led by the right-wing Hindu nationalist BJP, Party of the Indian People, has ruled under Narendra Modi. India competes as a location for manufacturing companies. To attract international private capital, layoffs and crackdowns on unions have been made easier, and state-owned enterprises (including railroads, telecommunications companies and airlines) are to be privatized. In this complex situation, not only traditional unions and federations are organizing, but informal and migrant workers are also becoming part of a movement facing a major socio-political challenge.

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Feminist History Walk

The Feminist History Walk takes us on a journey through the past and present of feminist struggles. Through quotes we will dive into the stories of feminist movements, uprisings and debates. In this quiz you can learn about how feminists have organized themselves in different places, times and contexts.

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