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International Women’s Day

Mexico tries to eradicate violence against indigenous women

Violence in Mexico against indigenous women is exacerbated daily, and discrimination based on gender, ethnicity and economic status is often unpunished.   In recent years, the violence of gender in Mexico has reached alarming figures, and the wave of femicide has soared to record 1,010 victims only in 2019. Statistics reflect the potential danger of being a woman in Mexico , something that gets worse when women belong to […]

From Russia with Love – International Women’s Day 2017 [Video]

March 8th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – by Inessa Sinchougova Precipitated by a women’s demonstration and gaining the right to vote,  March 8th was declared a national holiday in Soviet Russia in 1917. It was then adopted in 1975 by the United Nations. The 8th of March, International Women’s Day, is widely celebrated in the […]