Photos reflect a place and time that feels oddly contemporary yet…
This photo essay by Orin Langelle appeared in the April / May 2022 edition of The Progressive. It was published in the ON THE LINE section of the magazine with the the title UNITED NATIONS, UNITED OPPOSITION.
"We know we are in a climate catastrophe. The response coming from the United Nations and countries throughout the world is not adequate to address the problem."
The UN announced their theme for 2022 International Women’s Day as “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow“. Their events will recognise how women around the world are responding to climate change.
On March 8, in 1908, women workers in the needle trades marched through New York City’s Lower East Side to protest child labor, sweatshop working conditions, and demand women’s suffrage. Beginning in 1910, March 8 became annually observed as International Women’s Day.