The Female Fighters Series pairs female writers with women who are fighting, or have fought, in armed resistance movements worldwide to bring to light the distinctive personalities, politics, and circumstances of participation. This Guernica series is in partnership with the Politics of Sexual Violence Initiative and V-Day: A Global Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls.
Eve Ensler: Female Fighters Series Re-examines Women’s Rage Around the World The knee-jerk response to militarized women is dismissal and condemnation. Instead, the founder of V-Day argues, it is time to reexamine their stories and understand their wrath.
Nimmi Gowrinathan: Of Monsters & Women In search of the female extremist, somewhere between fantasy and fear.
Valeria Luiselli: Difficult Forgiveness
In Colombia, a female fighter on life after FARC.