Women

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...

March 8th, 1917: the Spark of the February Revolution

March 8th, 1917 (February 23rd according to the Julian calendar, in force in Russia at the time), in Petrograd, a great group of women went to the streets to demand, yelling, the end of the war. Alexandra Kollontai, one of the main leaders of the Bolshevik Party at the...

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,...

Emma Watson at the UN: is equality dream coming true?

The British actress Emma Watson gave ​​a speech at the UN defending gender equality and against sexist culture, which remains rooted in the world, “even in my liberal Britain", according to her. So much so that soon after her speech, cyber criminals threatened to release photos of the star...

#M8: International Working Women’s Day across the world – Part I

A global women strike was called for March 8, on the International Working Women's Day. Dozens of cities across the world with participation of thousands in demonstrations, strikes, performances, meetings and a great amount of activities showed women are ready to raise their voices, take on the streets and...

Argentina: the Bill was not adopted, We Must radicalize the Fight!

Despite the cold and the rain, the mobilization was over one and a half million people. The Congress turned its backs, which is common in this system ruling for the rich. However, the fight did not end. By PSTU-Argentina We want to discuss with the leadership of this process, the National...

Women on the streets and barricades to defeat Ortega-Murillo!

On past April 18 began the demonstrations in Nicaragua against the reforms to the Social Security system. Although the government was forced to step back with its proposal, the demonstrations continued and gained more strength, confronting not just a reform but also the leave of the government led by...

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...

International and Combative March 8 that Echoed Through the World

Last March 8, with pride and emotion we say women of the word complied with the task posed. We retook (and how!) the tradition of struggle of the International Working Women’s Day. Thousand of women and men, from East to West and from North to South of the planet...

The Struggle to legalize Abortion and the Catholic Church

When we talk about legalizing abortion, we cannot forget to mention the role of the Catholic Church in this matter. In all countries where Catholicism is strong, the high clergy along with its most orthodox followers interferes not only in discussions going on at the society, but also uses...

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