It is 100 years since the first women in the UK won the right to vote in parliamentary elections. It took years of struggle and the largest mobilisation of women in Britain's history to achieve this partial victory.

The international executive of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI, the international organisation that the Socialist Party is part of) took place from 27 November to 2 December in Belgium.

A prominent part of the discussions throughout the week was struggles of women across the world and the CWI's role in these. Here,...

September 28th is International Safe Abortion Day. The date originates from the Campaña 28 Septiembre, a campaign launched in Latin America and the Caribbean in 1990 for the decriminalization of abortion. The Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights made September 28th an international day in 2011, and since then there have...

Video of 8 March rally in Seattle. 
Click on the link below to watch the video of Socialist Alternative Councilmember Kshama Sawant addressing the rally held in Seattle for International Women's Day.

Socialists around the world demand an end to women’s oppression. 
The Guardian newspaper in Britain called March 8th this year “One of the most highly charged and political International Women’s Day in memory”. The accession of the mysoginist billionaire, Donald Trump, to the US presidency is...

International Women’s Day: “Solidarity with global mass protests and women’s strikes”. 
Over 70 attended the Socialist Action (CWI) candle-lit demonstration in Hong Kong for International Women’s Day, 8 March. Protesters squeezed behind police barriers at Hong Kong’s US...

‘Libres y Combativas’ and Sindicato de Estudiantes call strike against sexist violence and for working class women's rights. 
The call by ‘Libres y Combativas’ (a working class socialist feminist platform established by the Sindicato de Estudiantes and members of Izquierda Revolucionaria) to...

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