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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Women’s Struggle in Iran

As part of the world ascent of women for democratic and economic demands, Iran women carried out a demonstration on last March 8th, despite all the oppression they suffer.  By Lena Souza.   The last demonstration attempt on women international day had been in 2006. When the women gathered, and the police...

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