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...

Heavy-defeat of male-chauvinism and violence against women in Russia’s World Cup

Over the last days, the attitude of a group of Brazilian fans in the World Cup in Russia generated a major revolt and won international repercussion. On several videos circulating on the internet, a group of men, dressed in a Brazilian shirt, surround a young lady that clearly does...

Which Abortion Law do Working Women Need?

Many co-workers are in the front line of the fight for legal abortion. They did not dare before, but today they join the pañuelazos and demonstrations taking place before the Congress and in the neighborhoods with joy and expectations. The green scarf of the National Campaign for the...

Feminist Wave in Chile: the working class must take this struggle into their hands

Students have evidenced unrest with sexual harassment and rapes, which until now were naturalized. They have forced us to speak about these issues. Besides the shirtless protests and how we should react before harassment. Many men will now consider these elements when “flirting” or directly harassing a woman. Students...

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...

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...

Women on the streets and barricades to defeat Ortega-Murillo!

On past April 18 began the demonstrations in Nicaragua against the reforms to the Social Security system. Although the government was forced to step back with its proposal, the demonstrations continued and gained more strength, confronting not just a reform but also the leave of the government led by...

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