Tag Archives: violence against women

AF3IRM on the Juan Thompson Affair

We received numerous inquiries from media outfits regarding the alleged use of bomb threats against various entities by Juan Thompson in his effort, according to authorities, to harass his former girl friend who happens to be a member of AF3IRM NYC.
We are honoring our sister’s choice to maintain her anonymity.  However, from our collective perspective, we have been appalled by the inordinate burden placed by the legal process upon a woman seeking relief from an abusive and/or dangerous situation with an intimate partner.  For months, we watched our sister go through a well-nigh unbearable situation of … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM joins #DalitWomenFight against Caste-Based and State Violence with Santa Clara University and Los Angeles events!

NATIONAL -- Join AF3IRM as we support the Dalit Women’s Self-Respect Movement and their events around the United States! The #DalitWomenFight Tour has visited cities across the country, from New York to San Francisco, with AF3IRM chapters coast to coast there to welcome them. As an anti-imperialist, transnational feminist organization, AF3IRM is proud to be able to share space with the Dalit Women’s Self-Respect Movement and to support their fight against state violence and towards liberation. We have always recognized the intersectionality of oppressions and the part that the State plays in maintaining these systems of power. The caste system in … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM LA Educational Discussion: State Violence is Violence Against Women

State Violence is Violence Against Women In preparation for our International Women's Day March, AF3IRM Los Angeles is hosting an educational discussion on "State Violence is Violence Against Women" on Tuesday, January 27th, 6:30pm at Espacio 1839 (1839 East First Street, Boyle Heights-Los Angeles, CA 90033). Live silkscreening will be done by SocialMachine - so please bring your own t-shirt to be printed with our official International Women's Day print design. For more information, contact losangeles@af3irm.org.

AF3IRM Calls for Renewed Vigor in the Fight Against Sexism, Racism and Class Oppression. The Time is Now.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 25, 2014 Contact: Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director, AF3IRM@AF3IRM.ORG NATIONAL - Trailed by the soot and smoke of street confrontations over the Ferguson decision, the women of AF3IRM begin today the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, enraged by the knowledge that sexism and racism are but two sides of the systematic oppression which maintains class society. Even as we confront the casual murder by the police of black youths in the United States, we face the reality of an equally casual and racialized kidnap, murder and trafficking of women. We face a world where one of three females experience … Continue Reading ››