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#FeministsFightFascism: AF3IRM NYC Statement for the Women’s March on Washington

OPPOSE ALL POLICIES LEADING TO FEMICIDE! ONWARD WITH THE STRUGGLE FOR LIBERATION! FEMINISTS FORGE ON WITH THE FIGHT AGAINST FASCISM.
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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  NEW YORK CITY–In the tradition and legacy of Rosa Luxemburg, we march.  We march against incipient fascism; we march against misogyny; we march against racism and white supremacy; we march against exploitation and classism.  We march against a world order being imposed upon us – one that is extremely toxic to our physical, psychological, spiritual and communal well-being. In the tradition and legacy of the Iroquois women, we affirm our right to an equal share of … Continue Reading ››

Join the Ray of Hope Walk in Berkeley, Chicago and New York!

Join AF3IRM and Omega Phi Beta Sorority for the Ray of Hope Walk to End Violence Against Women on Saturday October 8th! The Ray of Hope Walk is an annual event hosted by chapters of Omega Phi Beta Sorority across the country. This year's walk will be taking place in Berkeley, Chicago, and New York. AF3IRM is honored to be chosen as this year's beneficiary of the Ray of Hope Walk. To register, visit: http://bit.ly/rohw2016 About the Ray of Hope Walk: The Ray of Hope Walk to End Violence Against Women (ROHW) was established by Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated in direct response to … Continue Reading ››

We Are Everywhere: The Trafficking of Women and Girls

Trafficking happens right in our backyards. It takes many forms, including the trade in women and girls as slave labor or funneling them into the sex industry. With panelists from diverse fields of expertise, we will discuss what trafficking means, its root cause/s, and ways everyone can take action. For 17 years, AF3IRM’s Purple Rose Campaign has actively fought against the global sex trade and we understand that the tri-helix of class, gender, and race impacts women and girls of color most severely. Women and girls of color are most likely to be subject to the patriarchal right of sexual access … Continue Reading ››

Left Forum 2016 | Comfort Women: Asian Women Fight Back to Challenge History and Claim our Future

Lola Rosa Luna Henson. Lola Gertrude Balisalisa. Lola Tomosa Salinog. Lola Amonita Balajadia. Lola Anastacia Cortes. These are just some of the many names of Filipina comfort women whom survived the atrocity of military instituted sexual slavery, but also lived to fight and tell their story. AF3IRM’s Purple Rose Campaign is one that addresses the collective history of over 500 years of colonization and imperialism and its impact on the endemic sexual violence against, the commodification and the oppression of transnational and women and girls of color. We understand that the Japanese Imperial Army’s sexual enslavement of more than 200,000 Indonesian, … Continue Reading ››

Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines Events hosted by AF3IRM NYC and AF3IRM LA

Join AF3IRM chapters from coast-to-coast as they host panels and discussions on the new publication Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines! REVOLUTIONARY MOTHERING COVER
REVOLUTIONARY MOTHERING | READING, Q&A, SIGNING - HOSTED BY AF3IRM NYC SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2016 2:00PM TO 4:30PM LOCATION TBD Join AF3IRM NYC for a reading, discussion, and signing with Terri Nilliasca, one of the contributors to the anthology Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines.
REVOLUTIONARY MOTHERING: LOVE ON THE FRONT LINES BOOK PANEL AND DISCUSSION HOSTED BY AF3IRM LOS ANGELES THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016 6:30PM 977 1/2 Chung … Continue Reading ››