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text2/13 NAFTA and Ciudad Juarez Murders by Swaneagle
Since 1993, when 340 U.S. owned corporations relocated to Ciudad Juarez, over 370 young women have been brutally murdered, many raped, tortured and mutilated....
Posted: Thu Feb 5, 2004 11:38PM
textWomen's Voices Rise Up Event 2/28 by IMC Volunteer
benefit for: Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan Union of Palestinian Women Committees Organization for Women's Freedom in Iraq...
Posted: Thu Feb 5, 2004 11:46AM
text2/14: Silent Candlelight Vigil in Solidarity with the Women of Juarez by Code Pink
In solidarity with the families of the women of Juarez and those that are joining them there in an awareness weekend, CodePink will hold a candlelight vigil in Dolores Park similar to the one that will be held the same evening in Ciudad Juarez....
Posted: Thu Feb 5, 2004 12:22AM
textSan Francisco sex workers are on a mission to decriminalize prostitution by sfbg
A new Bay Area coalition is arguing that the best way to stop the horrifying exploitation of forced prostitution is to make the world's oldest profession legal....
Posted: Sat Jan 31, 2004 12:25PM
textJournal 3 -- Straight out of Palestine by Kate Raphael
Kate Raphael is part of a 12-woman delegation to Baghdad organized by CodePink and Occupation Watch. She spent the last five months working with International Women's Peace Service in Occupied Palestine. You can subscribe to her list by emailing iwps-kate-subscribe@lists.riseup.net. For information about the delegation see www.codepinkalert.org. For info about IWPS, www.iwps.info....
Posted: Sat Jan 31, 2004 11:42AM
textWho is killing the women of Juarez Mexico? Updated Release by Dan Bacher
You have a number of opportunities to see the powerful film, "Senorita Extraviada," from Feb. 3 to Feb. 9 in Sacramento and Davis. I saw this film at the event on last Tuesday and everybody, including myself, was very moved about the atrocities taking place in Juarez. Don't miss it!...
Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2004 10:13AM
textIraq Journal 2 -- Cops of the World? by Kate Raphael
Kate Raphael has recently been kicked out of Palestine and is now on a 7-day delegation to Baghdad organized by CodePink and Occupation Watch. The group is investigating the status of women under occupation....
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2004 8:42PM
textIraq journal #1 by Kate Raphael
Kate Raphael is a local activist. She has spent much time in Palestine, with the International Solidarity Movement, and with Queers for a Free Palestine. Last month she was detained in an Israeli prison. Today, Kate writes from Bagdhad where she is part of a delegation visiting Iraq. Her journals are reprinted here with her permission....
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2004 8:31PM
textDiscussion on Gender and Domestic Violence in Korea--- Friday 1/30 by hak-seng
Friday, January 30, 2004, 4:15 p.m.: Institute of East Asian Studies, 2223 Fulton Street, 6th Floor Conference Room. Two sociologists discuss the impact of a high-profile domestic violence case in South Korea last year, and how the anonymous and decentralized aspect of internet-based media allowed for frank and open conversations on a topic not always discussed in mainstream Korean society. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC...
Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2004 5:27PM
textWho is murdering the women of Juarez, Mexico by Dan Bacher
A coalition of local Sacramento organizations including Francis House, Peace Action, Women Escaping a Violent Environment (WEAVE), and the Zapatista Solidarity Coalition are hosting a series of events to raise money and awareness of V-Day activities in Juarez Mexico. These events will be on Jan. 27, Feb. 2 and Feb. 7. Please get the word out!...
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2004 3:49PM
imageInternational Black Women's Film Festival 2004
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by Adrienne Anderson
SAMBA SOUTH OF MARKET WITH THE INTERNATIONAL BLACK WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL! January 2004, SAN FRANCISCO, CA --Samba South of Market and Mambo below Mission Street with the International Black Women’s Film Festival! Join us for a day in The City with a reception from 1-2 PM, live performance by San Francisco’s renowned world beat ensemble the BOGO QUARTET, food, art showing and screening at the PUNCH Gallery (http://www.punchgallery.com). Featuring two films: BLACK ORPHEUS (Musical, Brazil 1959...
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2004 2:13PM
documentUrgent: Battered Women Deportation Hrngs Tues & Wed
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by repost
Please take the time to send a few emails, stick up for people who need support in their struggles. Please consider downloading pdf flier and posting in your area....
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2004 12:21AM
textDecriminalization of Prostitution Will End Illegal Brothels and Stop Trafficking of Women by Michael Foley
SWOP-USA is pushing prostitution decrim ballot initatives in Berkeley and San Francisco. Removing the laws against prostitution will eliminate the black market need to traffic enslaved women and children....
Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2004 8:25AM
audioRoe vs. Wade demonstration (audio/mpeg 2.5MB) by Sarah Olson
On the 31st anniversary of Roe vs. Wade pro-choice advocates in California took stock of the achievements and setbacks of the last 31 years, and are taking hard looks at the fight for safe reproductive choice for all women. Currently, 97 percent of rural areas do not have a known abortion provider and only 603 hospitals around the country provide abortion services. More than two thirds of women pay for abortions themselves, with very little access to insurance or state funds. 4:21 min...
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 8:30PM
videoRoe v. Wade: March: San Francisco: 14MB QT movie. 2 minutes. (video/quicktime 14.5MB) by Bill Carpenter
The march from Market & Powell celebrating the 31st anniversary of Roe v. Wade (1973). Two-minute QuickTime movie. 14 MB....
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 12:43PM
imageRoe v Wade March pix pt.2
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by Matt Fitt
More photos from the Thurs nite march in SF celebrating and defending Roe v Wade abortion rights....
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 4:11AM
imageRoe v Wade March pix pt.1
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by Matt Fitt
Photos from Thurs nite march in SF to celebrate and defend Roe v Wade....
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 4:02AM
textThe 13th Annual Sparks Fly event benefiting women political prisoners by repost
Come out and support women political prisoners. Hold the date! Pass this on!...
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 12:37AM
imageMore Pictures from Roe v Wade Demo
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by Mahtin
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Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 11:15PM
imagePictures from Roe v. Wade 31st Anniversary
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by Mahtin
Pictures of some signs from the Roe v. Wade demo on Thursday, January 22nd...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 10:34PM