Women

March 8 marked by strikes and massive demonstrations

In over 170 countries, millions went onto the streets for the International Working Women’s Day. Despite the bourgeois propaganda, it was not a “celebration” day nor anything like that. It was a day of struggle, demonstrations and strikes. By Editorial Team.   There were strikes in several workplaces, responding to the international...

The Political Participation of Women in Soviet Russia

  The Russian Revolution certainly marked the History of humanity. It not only showed the political capacity of the working class to run its own destiny, but among other great advances it guaranteed, for the first time in History, full political participation to the most exploited and oppressed women. By Jessica...

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...

The Social Basis of the Woman Question

Leaving it to the bourgeois scholars to absorb themselves in discussion of the question of the superiority of one sex over the other, or in the weighing of brains and the comparing of the psychological structure of men and women, the followers of historical materialism fully accept the natural...

November 25th: Against sexist violence, take to the streets along with the fighting peoples!

Almost 60 years ago, on November 25, the Mirabal sisters were murdered for facing Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic. For formal records, the UN has decreed this date as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, but we regard it as a day of struggle,...

International Women’s Day

This issue celebrates women’s participation in the class struggle and the fight to end the oppression and abuse of women and children. We salute and support the millions of women who daily fight to bring dignity and care to their communities against a state that seeks to ignore...

For a Militant March 8th for Working Women!

The massive demonstrations on January 21st Women’s March- which put more than 3 million in the streets- revealed a huge contradiction. On the one hand, the unforeseen overflowing of the streets showed for the first time in decades that there is the possibility of a massive fight-back against one...

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...

Stop violence, stop oppression, stop exploitation against half of the humanity!

There were massive mobilizations in many countries around the world in 2015, expressing a resounding repudiation of violence against women. In the beginning of the year, a huge demonstration took place in Turkey, after the murder of a 20-year-old young woman who resisted raping. On June 3, in...

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...

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