Author Archives: Fem Van

Hunsrück women community

Fem Van   Wednesday October 14th, 2015   1 Comment on Hunsrück women community
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When I landed in the Frankfurt Han airport I wasn’t expecting to discover the fantastic HERstory that surrounded that place, where the last edition of the Women’s Music Festival would take place on 24, 25 and 26th of July, as one of the Caravan stopovers organized by women and women groups, along with the German national coordination of the World… Read more »

The Feminist Caravan in Köln

Fem Van   Wednesday October 14th, 2015   No Comments on The Feminist Caravan in Köln
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From 13 to 18 July we were in Cologne, where we took part in a very varied program of activities and events. The first public event and a very special occasion was the presentation of the new edition of Maria Mies’ book Patriarchy and Capital, translated into many languages since 1986 when it first came out. This famous feminist activist… Read more »

Ahmetler Women fight

Fem Van   Tuesday October 13th, 2015   No Comments on Ahmetler Women fight
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Struggle of peasants of Ahmetler Village. On this morning of 12th of March, the Feminist Caravan is on its way to Antalya, but before getting to the city, a stop is planned in the village of Ahmetler. When the buses entered the road leading to Ahmetler, more than one of us changed seats not to be too afraid of the… Read more »

Feminists said NO to TTIP, CETA and TISA during the Feminist Caravan in Barcelona

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We, feminists, women, lesbians and trans, have plenty of reasons to say NO to the TTIP, to CETA and TISA: Because these treaties are a result of patriarchal and neoliberal policies, which safeguard the rights of transnational companies and financial institutions over individuals’, peoples’ and the planet’s rights Because they will bring brutal re-privatization of public services over the sustainability… Read more »

The Feminist Caravan in Hunsrück’s festival

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This year activists from the Feminist Caravan had opportnity to attend the last Intercultural Women’s music festival in Hunsrück, in Germany. The first festival began in 1994 and it continued to live for 20 years being organized every second year. For everyone who has ever been in Hunsrück it is clear that it is a celebration by and for women… Read more »

Interview of NICOLETA VISAN, member of the evicted community “Vulturilor 50”, Bucharest

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During our stopover in Bucarest, we had the chance to meet some members of an evicted community, who is resisting in the streets of Bucarest, organized in a camp, waiting to be allocated to a decent home by the municipality. This community is known as “Vulturilor 50”, the name of the street where they used to live before the evacuation…. Read more »