Is the idea of a new transnational feminist movement falling apart?

Part 4 of 4. What has happened after the successful international mobilizations for women’s rights on the International Women’s day (IWD) the 8th of March? While studying the activism on social media platforms of the two main actors of these mobilizations (the Women’s March on Washington and Women’s March Global …

The International Women’s day 2017: a global day of resistance in many ways

Part 3 of 4. The International Women’s day 2017 was according to the The Guardian, “one of the most highly charged and political International Women’s Days in living memory”[1]. Although a massive strike of women from paid-labour did not took place, as the organizers had promoted, there where some smaller …

A day without a woman: how a global strike is being promoted through social media activism

Part 2 of 4: In the second post in my series about the Women’s March movement, I continue blogging about this interesting and increasing phenomena. In line with the aim of the #resist blog I also try to discuss what role new media activism has had in the Women’s March …

The role of new media activism for the #womensmarch movement: an introduction

Part 1 of 4. I’m continuing #resist’s blogging about gender issues related to new media activism and social change by analyzing the possible rise of a new global feminist movement that has emerged from the #womensmarch. I am especially interested in how new media has supported this success and created …