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 ››

We Thrive: AF3IRM Women Remember Maya Angelou and Yuri Kochiyama

The women of AF3IRM join the world in mourning. This past week we women lost two of our own - Maya Angelou and Yuri Kochiyama. Throughout their lives, they planted seeds in our activist souls and shone light in places of darkness. They gave us words and inspiration when we had none. Maya pushed the boundaries of possibility as she said … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM CONDEMNS NEGLECT OF WOMEN’S SAFETY ON CAMPUSES, DEMANDS VAW-FREE CAMPUSES.

AF3IRM Orange County at Justice for Laya action, UC Irvine, 2011.
AF3IRM Orange County at Justice for Laya action, UC Irvine, 2011.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 25, 2014 JOLLENE LEVID, AF3IRM NATIONAL CHAIRPERSON [email protected] 323-356-4748 AF3IRM CONDEMNS NEGLECT OF WOMEN’S SAFETY ON CAMPUSES, DEMANDS VAW-FREE CAMPUSES.   NATIONAL: EVEN AS AF3IRM SENDS ITS DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO … Continue Reading ››

Remembering a history carved in Palestinian land and blood, AF3IRM Women echo their cries on Al Nakba

AF3IRM Statement on Al Nakba 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director, [email protected] Zeena Aljawad, AF3IRM Orange County, [email protected] As an anti-imperialist, transnational feminist organization, AF3IRM marks Al Nakba, the day after the creation of Israel in 1948 which forced the expulsion of over 700,000 Palestinians from their homeland by Israeli occupation. Today, on May 15th, AF3IRM renews its stance against the … Continue Reading ››

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