We respectfully write to you as an organization of ordinary women frustrated with the incursions of capitalism into our neighborhoods and intimate relationships. We have seen the pressure mounting on you to take a stance on prostitution — one of the most devastating issues for Native and immigrant women. We appreciate … Continue Reading ››
Thousands of Native Hawaiians (Kānaka ʻŌiwi) have answered the call from Hawai‘i Island to protect their ancestor and Hawai‘i’s most sacred mountain, Mauna Kea. Linking arms, our sisters are on the frontlines.
Join AF3IRM Hawai'i on International Women's Day for a screening of the documentary, Call Her Ganda, and a special panel discussion with Attorney Virginia Lacsa Suarez, Kim Coco Iwamoto, Yvonne Mahelona & Jen Jenkins!
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HONOLULU—Workplaces in Hawai‘i—from Waikiki hotels to State Capitol halls— are hostile to women. Hawaiʻi under United States’ control has a history of subordinating women under men through law and culture. As a result, men as a class and as individuals hold more power, and they have abused this power.
OAHU--The Women’s March on Washington and many of its sister marches across the United States have been criticized as overly professionalized, hegemonized by the Democratic Party, and forcefully insistent on a common sorority without centering women with layered dimensions of oppression. AF3IRM Hawai'i joins the Women’s March on O‘ahu as a co-chairing organization to fill in the gaps created by … Continue Reading ››
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