Women

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...

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 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...

Prostitution: work or degradation?

Prostitution is one of the more profitable "illegal" businesses worldwide, inevitably associated with trafficking. In August, the Association of  Prostitute Women of Argentina (AMMAR, in Spanish), introduced in the provincial legislature of Neuquen, as it has done in other provinces and at the national level, a Bill considering prostitution...

Domestic Work in the Russian Revolution

How did the Russian Revolution solve the big problem of domestic work and everything related to it? The answer leads us to question the very basis of all class divided societies, which have been the source of thousands of years of women’s oppression. Due to the meaning of domestic...

Congress passes right to abortion

Argentine women won a major victory on the evening of Wednesday, June the 13th. For 131 to 123 votes, the National Congress passed the Bill Project that guarantees women the possibility of interrupting a pregnancy until the 14th week. By Romerito Pontes.   The debate began at 11 am and lasted overnight...

The Revolutionary Morals and the Aggression Against Women

A necessary and urgent debate among the world Left We are facing a catastrophe worldwide. An unprecedented situation, when the violence against women has become a daily practice, a true standard of conduct which has been producing increasingly appalling cases, with women being brutally attacked in the streets, raped...

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...

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...

Women fight – March 8, International Day of working women

Some journalists qualify the twentieth century as the women "discovery" century and the "women peaceful revolution" century. The twenty-first century, they add, will be the true female century, by the fact that more and more women are highlighted every day in science, art, economics, politics and many areas previously...

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