GABRIELA Network is the oldest and largest multiracial grassroots militant feminist and anti-imperialist organization in the United States cultivating Filipina leadership to work against sex and labor trafficking, militarism and globalization’s devastating effects on women of the global south. This blog will attempt to track the many subtle and often violent forms of oppression that women around the world face everyday and how they fight back despite the odds. Gerda Lerner argued that male dominance over women is not "natural" or biological, but the product of an historical development -- thus, its unraveling can also be ended by the historical process....here's to a start.
July 27, 2009 at 7 PM - Film Screening of "Very Young Girls" at Bluestockings 172 Allen St New York, NY 10002
May 1, 2009, at 6p - May Day Rally at Union Sq. Join GABNet NY/NJ and Immigrant Communities in Action (ICA) in support of women's full liberation and immigrants rights. Look for the GABNet banners.
Apr. 23, 2009, at 6p - UNIFEM panel on "Sex Trafficking in Women and Girls: A Global Phenomenon" featuring GABNet NAtional Education Director Olivia J. Quinto. For more info go to https://www.unifem-usnc.org/nyyoungprof
Apr. 22, 2009, at 8p - Working Theater's Panel "Women's Work?" with GABNet founder Ninotchka Rosca after a performance of EXIT CUCKOO - a new play about a hilarious and profoundly moving collage of mothers, nannies, caretakers and children and the complex chemistry between them.
Apr. 18, 2009, all day - GABNet tables at the NYU's Asian American Student Conference.