Oppression

For a Fair Economy, We March!

Under that slogan hundreds of women demonstrated in Beirut for International Women’s Day. They marched from Beshara Khoury to Mina al-Hosn on March 10, 2019. By Hasan al-Barazili On top of the main demand for improvement in living conditions, two others were raised: down with Kafala system and equal rights facing...

Latin America became one of the centers for International Women’s Day

On March 8, 2019 there were huge demonstrations. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup In Uruguay it was the largest demonstration ever. The streets of Montevideo were taken by demonstrators. In Argentina, on top of huge demonstrations, teachers were on strike. In Chile, where the struggle for women’s rights have been very strong, thousands and...

March 8 demonstration across the world

March 8 demonstration started across the world. IWL-FI members join many of them. Check their pictures here: Brazil: https://www.facebook.com/pstu16/videos/798406440511295/ https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372661832765104   Valparaíso, Chile: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372453699452584 Italy: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372533546111266 https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/photos/a.985348764829758/2372533809444573/?type=3   Portugal: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372552219442732 https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/2174160569326296/ https://www.facebook.com/ahorapodemos/videos/402824097187417/   Londres: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/253179875558648/   Paraguay: https://www.facebook.com/serpajparaguay/posts/2215080958530061   Honduras: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372586476105973 Madrid: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/photos/a.985348764829758/2372690276095593/?type=3 https://www.facebook.com/cobasmadrid/videos/2284892505115848/ Brazil, Sao Paulo: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372692192762068 https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372784819419472 Argentina: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372759599421994 https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372757942755493 https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372783319419622 https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/634468020341299/ Chile: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372757069422247   Madrid: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372752882755999 Catalunya: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372783959419558 Uruguay: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372750956089525 Natal, Brazil: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372733902757897 Paraguay: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372719156092705 Sao Paulo, Brazil: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372692192762068 Salvador, Brazil: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/photos/a.985348764829758/2372786709419283/?type=3 Sevilla, Spanish State: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/photos/a.985348764829758/2372800526084568/?type=3 Lisboa, Portugal: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/2319653148306603/ Asuncion, Paraguay: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/326684774865361/ Sao Paulo, Brazil: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/794191687631534/ Mexico: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/photos/a.985348764829758/2372820002749287/?type=3 Uruguay: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/1039512376241395/ Paraguay: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/photos/a.985348764829758/2372827899415164/?type=3 Buenos Aires: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/382287905685040/ Spanish State: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/420561728714754/ Coruna, Spanish State: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/251168492500539/ Granada, Spanish State: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/429295311139909/  

There is no revolution without half of the working class

The struggle for the emancipation of women has been intertwined from its beginnings with the socialist worker movement. Marx wrote in his book “The Holy Family” (1845) that “The degree of emancipation of woman is the natural measure of general emancipation”. By Juan Parodi In a private letter he reaffirmed that...

M8 around the world

Today it is the International Day of struggle of working class women. In almost all countries, protests, demostrations and strikes will be carried out in defense of women's rights. The IWL-FI and its sections joins many of these actions under a working class and socialist perspective. Here you can follow...

Feminicides: to confront violence, organization and self-defense

2019 has started with a lot of sexist violence coming up. At the end of this edition, there had been thousands of women murdered, apart from group rapes and other cases that the media has turned into a showcase. The Catholic and Evangelical Churches are still silent about it. By:...

Rose Luxemburg, “For a world where we are socially equal, humanly different and totally free”

When hundreds of women organize to call for an 8M General Strike in Spain and declare that the feminism they fight for is "anti-capitalist, anti-racist and anti-colonialist", we want to remember the figure of this great Polish revolutionary, on the centenary of her murder. By Laura R. One hundred years later,...

Marx and the Fight against Oppression

Many activists believe that the fight against oppression is a relatively new phenomenon. Moreover, they believe that Marxist organizations never gave much importance to that. In the end, for a Marxist what would matter most would be the social classes, and all the rest would be secondary, except in...

Let us organize a Great General Strike around the World in defense of Women’s Rights

This year, March 8 stands again as a date of great struggle around the world for the rights of working class women, young women and girls. From the IWL-FI, we will push with all our forces the calling for a strike on this date, and we will push all...

On March 8th: Let’s Bring Together the Struggles for Women’s Rights!

The Trump administration continues to attack working people: women, trans workers, immigrants and federal workers. The appointment of Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court last year, an anti-abortion reactionary judge with pending accusations of sexual assault is only the tip of the iceberg. We cannot wait to the elections or...

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