Global Feminist Movement

An article written as part of an international campaign to defend Gita Sahgal after she was suspended as head of Amnesty International's gender unit.

March 14, 2010

An impassioned plea for more attention to cultural questions in the global women's movement.

October 2005

A discussion of the history and work of Women's WORLD, a global free speech network that works on the relationship of gender and censorship.


A culture war has broken out all over the world between globalizing capitalists, on the one hand, and various kinds of fundamentalist movements, on the other, and women are caught in the middle. This article argues for the centrality of battles over culture.

May 17, 1999

Culture wars can lead to wars of blood, and they are increasing all over the world. Therefore, the global women's movement must pay attention to cultural questions.

March 9, 1998

Human rights must be the basis for work in Eastern Europe and the same human rights standards should be applied there as anywhere else.

Oct. 26, 1993
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