Women

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...

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...

25N: Stop Violence against Women!

On November 25, 1960, the Mirabal sisters were murdered for facing the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic. After 40 years, the UN decreed this date as the International Day for the elimination of violence against women. Far from remaining in calendars and universities, 25N became a day of...

In Response to the Marxism and Feminism Debate

Recently, the NPS issued an article debating with the PSTU-Argentina and the IWL-FI, accusing our international and our brother party of being part of a political regression on the struggle for women’s liberation. In this article, we want to reaffirm and clarify our position and debate with the...

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...

Is Trump rudeness something exceptional?

We all know the Republican Party has been, and still is, the “conservative” party traditionally more male-chauvinist, racist, homophobic and nationalist of the United States. But the RP as much as the DP so far respected the rules of the “double-face game” of the US politics: to not say...

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...

How Socialists Understand and Respond to Violence Against Women

The second half of the Spring semester had been exhausting and traumatic for many of us. From the moment we learned that one of our most prominent activists was accused of rape, we all knew that we were in for an emotional rollercoaster that would stretch our collective...

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...

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...

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