Category Archives: Women against War

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 »

Antonia Bruja’s song in Mauthausen

Fem Van   Wednesday October 7th, 2015   No Comments on Antonia Bruja’s song in Mauthausen
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On the 8th of may, the Feminist caravan was in Mauthausen Concentration Camp (find more information about this event here). Feminists from Vienna played this song from a poem of Antonia Bruja, as a great memory of her and women resistance. Antonia Bruja was an inmate in prison before going to Ravensbrück women concentration camp. She wrote this poem in… Read more »

Beyond Borders Performance in Sofia

Fem Van   Saturday September 26th, 2015   No Comments on Beyond Borders Performance in Sofia
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Beyond Borders: Linking Our Stories started as a peace-building initiative between  Turkish and Armenian women in 2012. The group has used storytelling, non-verbal communication, body-movement and performance art as methods to build trust and solidarity among women across the closed Turkish-Armenian border.  In the spring of 2015 the group joined the Feminist Caravan in Bulgaria and shared their methods with… Read more »

Mauthausen nazi concentration camp : Women Struggle for memory and recognition

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Feminist Caravan in Mauthausen concentration camp Decades have past since Second World War has finished but still feminists and lesbians from Austria and Germany are visiting concentracion camp sites in these countries, to commemorate all those who were “unfortunate“ to be different and unsuitable and thus were killed by atrocities of Nazi regim. Women struggle so that these monstrocities never… Read more »

Feminist Caravan in solidarity with Srebrnica genocide survivors condemns fascism rising in Europe

20 years ago, on the 11th of July 1995, more than 8000 men and boys from the city of Srebrnica and villages around were massacred by Serbian military forces of Bosnia. Their remains were put in mass graves and some bodies were spread around in order not to be found again. On the same day, women divided from men were… Read more »