Category Archives: New York

AF3IRM Calendar for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

[Information on this page may be updated - be sure to check back for the latest details] November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women New York | Altar of Homage and Remembrance: Missing, Murdered and Trafficked Women Foley Square, … Continue Reading ››

16 Days of Women’s Activism: AF3IRM-NY/NJ Sets Up Altar to Commemorate our Missing, Murdered, & Trafficked Sisters Worldwide

With the theme MISSING, MURDERED & TRAFFICKED:  Elements of Femicide, AF3IRM has constructed an altar of homage and remembrance and will share it to the public Tuesday night, November 25th, 7-9 PM in Foley Square Park in downtown Manhattan. The day  commemorates the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the first day of the 16 … Continue Reading ››

Our Militarized World, Nations and Communities:  3rd SSoWA Session

NEW YORK:  The recent abduction of 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria essentially underscored why militarism and armed conflict are a major concern for the women of this world, especially women of color.  Living in areas which are often sites of armed conflict over power, control and resources, women become “collateral damage” in a masculinist ideology of dominance that … Continue Reading ››

Vanish-ment and Women’s History at the Summer School of Women’s Activism

SSOWANY14The 4th Summer School of Women’s Activism will be centered around Five Continents Feminism, an evolving theme of transnational journey that AF3IRM offers to women of color whose unique experiences clamor to be heard and documented. From changing the paradigm to shifting the center of what feminism looks like, this year, … Continue Reading ››