Stories about Protest from March, 2020
"It is all about control. We need to deprive their power... and turned them into objects."
"We cannot let the employers give excuses to delay paying workers’ wages, because workers are in debt and they cannot make an excuse to delay their expenses."
“The State doesn’t take care of me, my female friends do."
More than a year since the start of Algeria's countrywide protests to demand political and economic reforms, the government continues to resort to repressive tactics to silence critics and journalists.
Recent emergency measures against COVID-19 exposed tensions in the fragile ruling coalition, culminating in its demise.
"A lot of people are angry with parliamentarians as even doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers - the people on the front lines - are not being tested."
The staggering levels of violence against women are front and center in Mexico's feminist movements.
"I hope that one day domestic workers will be able to stand up without feeling shameful. Honestly, when I was a housekeeper, I was not proud of my profession."
Refugees in Ethiopia's camps raise privacy and exclusion concerns over UNHCR’s new digital registration
Biometric registration enables refugees to secure a digital ID that gives them access to aid. Their use has raised serious concerns about privacy and exclusion among refugees in Ethiopia.
"We are tired of the abuse, of the constant violence. Everything we do is questioned, we encountered obstacles over and over again just to live a normal life. It is over, we are no longer afraid."
The 88 Project interviewed Ms. Tran Thi Niem about her imprisoned son, blogger Le Anh Hung, who has been placed in and out of mental health facilities since his 2013 arrest.
Right-wing agitators attacked participants in the peaceful Aurat Azadi March in Pakistan's capital on March 8, pelting marchers with stones, beating them with sticks and throwing chilli powder into their eyes.
"Don’t be fooled: Julian Assange is a journalist, not a hacker, and the US wants to make his work—national security journalism—a crime"
On International Women's Day, thousands of women, transgender people, children and men participated in the annual Aurat March in different Pakistani cities to highlight the plight of women.
On March 6, the Indian government banned two Malayalam news channels for 48 hours for their coverage of the violence in North East Delhi; the decision was reversed the following day.
In 2020, Argentine feminists rekindle the fight for legal abortion with renewed strength and hope.
Around Latin America, more than a million women marched against gender violence.
A Russian Orthodox priest who stated that women have "weaker minds" has been crowned Sexist of the Year for 2019 — an annual online anti-prize organised by feminist activists.
Campaign urging Wuhan residents to show gratitude to the Communist Party leadership in fighting COVID-19 backfires
"They don’t even have the strength to properly grieve and now somebody is telling them to learn how to say thank you. This is against humanity."
The dissatisfaction surrounding the manner in which the votes from Guyana's Region 4 were handled is so rife that the country's most respected newspaper accused the elections commission of results rigging.
Aurat March has encouraged women to rally across Pakistan to raise awareness of women's issues. This year, the initiative faces a petition to ban the march for being "anti-Islamic."