Category Archives: International Women’s Day

Women’s Work: Visibility through a Global Pandemic

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In March of 2021, the San Diego Organizing Committee honored women's struggle against patriarchy and imperialism by spotlighting local women of color whose labor supports our community.  The paid and unpaid labor performed by women is undervalued, and the past year's pandemic and callous response by authority figures … Continue Reading ››

International Working Women’s Day: Origins and a Way Forward

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International Women’s Day, though presently pinkwashed, was originally created as part of the organizing strategy of Socialist parties in the United States and Europe. Previously called International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) it signified a day of striking, political organizing, and dismantling capitalism with the express goal of prioritizing the … Continue Reading ››

BUILDING POWER, AMPLIFYING VOICES: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2020

The month of March sets out to amplify women’s voices, be it to celebrate organized resistance or rage against systems that have historically been anti-women. Though women’s lives are perpetually under attack, the first quarter of 2020 has so far been taken over by global events disruptive to our daily life: Trump coming close to declaring war against … Continue Reading ››