Radical Women

Radical Women

Radical Women (RW) is a socialist feminist, grassroots activist organization that provides a radical voice within the feminist movement, a feminist voice within the Left, and trains women to be leaders in the movements for social and economic justice. It has branches in numerous United States cities as well as in Melbourne, Australia.

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List Of Feminist Rhetoricians - Merle Woo
... "Letter to Ma" (1980),This Bridge Called My Back Writings by Radical Women of Color", by Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa (Kitchen Table Women of Color Press) "Home Movies A Dramatic Monologue", Three Asian American Writers Speak Out on Feminism, by Mitsuye Yamada, Merle Woo, and Nellie Wong (Radical Women Publications) Yellow Woman Speaks Selected Poems, by Merle Woo (Radical Women Publications). ...
Clara Fraser - Socialist Feminist Leadership
... In 1967, Fraser formed Radical Women (RW), along with Gloria Martin and young women of the New Left ... RW's ambition was to teach women leadership and theoretical skills and class consciousness ... coalesced with anti-poverty organizers, mostly black women, to initiate the abortion rights movement in Washington ...
Radical Women - Purpose and Ideology
... The Radical Women Manifesto Socialist Feminist Theory, Program and Organizational Structure defines Radical Women’s purpose and ideology as follows Radical Women is ... Radical Women calls for a multi-racial, multi-issue, working class and anticapitalist approach to women’s liberation ... The group looks to the leadership of the women of color and lesbians in movements for social change, and calls for solidarity and mutual aid of all the oppressed ...
Radical Feminism - The Movement - Movement Roots
... The ideology of radical feminism in the United States developed as a component of the women’s liberation movement ... influence of the civil rights movement that had gained momentum in the 1960s and many of the women who took up the cause of radical feminism had previous experience with radical protest in the ... Many local women’s groups in the late sixties, such as the UCLA Women’s Liberation Front (WLF), offered diplomatic statements of radical feminism’s ideologies ...

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