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...

Let’s continue on the streets to impose safe, legal and free abortion!

Through mobilization, we achieved a great advance. The immense mobilizations, school occupations, and women undertaking all-night vigils outside the Congress imposed a stand for the right to abortion on the Argentinian congressmen. The possibility to legalize abortion in our country is a great advance for women, especially working and...

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,...

Government detains women’s rights activists

Women in Saudi Arabia suffer from a brutal oppression, being forced to live with a man’s imposition, as her tutor, that decides everything for them. By Lena Souza.   Also, Saudi Arabi is the only country in the world where women are not allowed to drive. In 1990, around 40 women still...

The IWL-FI and the Women’s Issue

In its 30 years of existence, the IWL-FI is proud of its persistence in maintaining and continuing the trajectory of Marxism in all fields of the class struggle, particularly  in a very special one: the fight against the women's oppression. Marxism is the theory and practice of the necessity...

Women’s Struggle in Iran

As part of the world ascent of women for democratic and economic demands, Iran women carried out a demonstration on last March 8th, despite all the oppression they suffer.  By Lena Souza.   The last demonstration attempt on women international day had been in 2006. When the women gathered, and the police...

FOR THE LIFE OF WORKING-CLASS WOMEN LEGAL ABORTION, NOW!

Across the world, there is an upsurge of women against inequality and male chauvinism in defense of legal abortion. In May, Irish women achieved the right to abortion through a plebiscite. Argentina also became a stage of struggle for legal abortion in the past few months. On August 8,...

The Revolutionary Morals and the Aggression Against Women

A necessary and urgent debate among the world Left We are facing a catastrophe worldwide. An unprecedented situation, when the violence against women has become a daily practice, a true standard of conduct which has been producing increasingly appalling cases, with women being brutally attacked in the streets, raped...

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...

Argentina: the Defeat in the Senate does not End the Debate on Legal Abortion

We must go to the streets and strengthen the fight! The light rain and harsh cold last Wednesday (8) in Buenos Aires did not keep people from filling the May Avenue and the surroundings of the Argentinean Congress, where the senators discussed the bill to legalize abortion. Around 2 million...

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