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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...

Struggle Day #NiUnaMenos shows the way

The yell for Justice for Lucía and #NiUnaMenos echoed again. Not even the hardest rain could hold the anger and discontent. It was a historical journey, in our country and the world, one of those that will remain in the popular memory. Because male-chauvinism and violence against women do not...

The Struggle for Political Rights

The feminists answer our criticisms by saying: even if the arguments behind our defense of the political rights of women seem to you mistaken, is the importance of the demand itself, which is equally urgent for feminists and for representatives of the working class, thereby reduced? Cannot the...

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...

March 8 demonstration across the world

March 8 demonstration started across the world. IWL-FI members join many of them. Check their pictures here: Brazil: https://www.facebook.com/pstu16/videos/798406440511295/ https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372661832765104   Valparaíso, Chile: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372453699452584 Italy: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372533546111266 https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/photos/a.985348764829758/2372533809444573/?type=3   Portugal: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372552219442732 https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/2174160569326296/ https://www.facebook.com/ahorapodemos/videos/402824097187417/   Londres: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/253179875558648/   Paraguay: https://www.facebook.com/serpajparaguay/posts/2215080958530061   Honduras: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372586476105973 Madrid: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/photos/a.985348764829758/2372690276095593/?type=3 https://www.facebook.com/cobasmadrid/videos/2284892505115848/ Brazil, Sao Paulo: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372692192762068 https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372784819419472 Argentina: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372759599421994 https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372757942755493 https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372783319419622 https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/634468020341299/ Chile: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372757069422247   Madrid: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372752882755999 Catalunya: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372783959419558 Uruguay: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372750956089525 Natal, Brazil: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372733902757897 Paraguay: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372719156092705 Sao Paulo, Brazil: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/posts/2372692192762068 Salvador, Brazil: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/photos/a.985348764829758/2372786709419283/?type=3 Sevilla, Spanish State: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/photos/a.985348764829758/2372800526084568/?type=3 Lisboa, Portugal: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/2319653148306603/ Asuncion, Paraguay: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/326684774865361/ Sao Paulo, Brazil: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/794191687631534/ Mexico: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/photos/a.985348764829758/2372820002749287/?type=3 Uruguay: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/1039512376241395/ Paraguay: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/photos/a.985348764829758/2372827899415164/?type=3 Buenos Aires: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/382287905685040/ Spanish State: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/420561728714754/ Coruna, Spanish State: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/251168492500539/ Granada, Spanish State: https://www.facebook.com/litci.cuartainternacional/videos/429295311139909/  

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 Matter of Family in the Russian Revolution

When we talk or think about family, the model that comes to mind is a house with father, mother and children, each with specific roles considered as natural. For women, that means domestic work, monogamy and a situation of inferiority in relation to their husbands. This is a model...

The Question of Neymar and Machismo that Permeates Soccer , Media and Society

From rape accusation to pornography revenge. By: Érika Andreassy, ​​of the National Secretariat of Women of the PSTU, Brazil 06/13/2019 The rape accusation that weighs on Neymar and the coverage given to the case by the press and  social networks show once again the degree of machismo that permeates soccer , the...

International Women’s Day – A Militant Celebration

Women’s Day or Working Women’s Day is a day of international solidarity and a day for reviewing the strength and organization of proletarian women. But this is not a special day for women alone. The 8th of March is a historic and memorable day for the workers and peasants, for...

The Democratic Party Failed To Protect And Expand Women’s Rights, Trump Plans To Destroy Them

After 8 years of a Democratic Party government led by Obama and the astonishing victory of Donald Trump one thing is now certain in the U.S: the bourgeois-liberal turn towards the “politics of identity”, embodied in the rhetoric of “empowerment”, has clearly failed. Identity politics, the idea that it...

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