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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...

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...

Legalization Of Abortion in Brazil

In Brazil, the Supreme Court held two public hearings on August 3 and 6 to address decriminalizing abortion. By International Labour Network of Solidarity and Struggle, Currently Brazilian legislation allows abortion either when woman life is in danger, or the phoetus is dead, or when pregnancy is due to rape. The Brazilian Health...

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...

October 19: National Day of Struggle against male-chauvinist violence and femicides!

A week ago, in Rosario , a demonstration of 70.000 women participating in the 31st National Encounter of Women demanded from the government once again for #NiUnaMenos , for an emergency wage to fight violence against women, and to stop the femicides. By PSTU Argentina. Macri did not respond, but reality struke:...

Four years since the disappearance of our comrade Carolina Garzón Ardila

  Last March we celebrated the International Working Women Day. In the event that took place in the central offices of the Socialist Workers’ Party , we counted with the presence of Alix Mery Ardila, mother of our comrade Carolina, disappeared four years ago. Alix has been a key element...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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