Women

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...

On March 8th: Let’s Bring Together the Struggles for Women’s Rights!

The Trump administration continues to attack working people: women, trans workers, immigrants and federal workers. The appointment of Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court last year, an anti-abortion reactionary judge with pending accusations of sexual assault is only the tip of the iceberg. We cannot wait to the elections or...

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...

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...

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,...

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 Battle For Legalization of Abortion in Argentina

August 8, 2018 was a historical day. By International Labour Network One million women and men in green, primarily working class, surronded the Argentinian Parliament in order to put pressure on the Senators to pass the bill legalizing abortion. The Senate opposed the bill. 38 senators voted against while 31 in favor....

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...

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...

The Fight continues: 38 senators voted on our death due to clandestine abortions

At dawn, the National Congress proved its nature as enemy of the poor and the workers once again. They had already voted to steal from the retired and a fiscal reform in December, and yesterday, they voted against women, mainly working and poor women, which are the ones who...

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