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...

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...

M8 around the world

Today it is the International Day of struggle of working class women. In almost all countries, protests, demostrations and strikes will be carried out in defense of women's rights. The IWL-FI and its sections joins many of these actions under a working class and socialist perspective. Here you can follow...

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...

International Women’s Day

This issue celebrates women’s participation in the class struggle and the fight to end the oppression and abuse of women and children. We salute and support the millions of women who daily fight to bring dignity and care to their communities against a state that seeks to ignore...

The IWL-FI and the Women’s Issue

In its 30 years of existence, the IWL-FI is proud of its persistence in maintaining and continuing the trajectory of Marxism in all fields of the class struggle, particularly  in a very special one: the fight against the women's oppression. Marxism is the theory and practice of the necessity...

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...

Black women: A History of Struggle Against Male-chauvinism, Racism and Capitalism

It was enough that the first African women arrived to Brazil, to start a bloody fight gender, race and class. The idea of the ‘home queen’ did not fit. We did not have access to a home, or the right to be queens, as many of us were in...

Women Stand Against Sexist Violence

The Movement Women in Struggle held a protest against sexist violence in Brazil on June 7, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The number of murdered women doubled in January and February in Sao Paulo State alone. The “Atlas of Violence”, an official yearly survey on violence in Brazil, went into public this month. For...

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...

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