Alexandra Kollantai is probably the best-known woman among Russian revolutionaries, the first woman elected as a full member of the Bolshevik central committee and the first female commissar (minister) elected after the October 1917 revolution.

The Committee for a Workers’ International - with parties, sections and members in 35 countries in all five continents - greets the working women of the world for International Women’s Day, 2001. Since the end of the 19th Century, March 8 has been the day on which to commemorate the struggles, the victories,...

NIGERIA IS a neo-colonial country under the shackles of imperialism and its multinational agents. Women in Nigeria are marginalised and oppressed, as are women in capitalist society generally. Women are doubly oppressed, first as workers whose employers seek to maximise profit by exploiting their labour power, and...

The ’World March of Women’ is a cry for justice on the part of half the world’s population. On International Women’s Day - March 8 - this year, demonstrations were held in more than 50 countries in every continent.

QUITE A few newspaper column inches were given over to the Future Foundation study ’Talking Equality’, published by the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC). I’m not sure how much credence we should give to a study based on a sample of just 35 individuals! However, it did raise some interesting points.

cwi March 8, International Women’s Day, this year should be celebrated to the sound of the cacerolazo - empty pans and lids being clashed noisily together. It is the sound of protest in Argentina - especially of...

Working women around the world have a right to expect a new century, especially a new millennium, to bring them a better deal in life. After all, the 20th century saw unimagined strides forward in science, medicine and technology and even in attitudes towards women in society.

The committee for a workers’ international commemorates International Women’s Day 1999 - Monday 8th of March - by calling on all socialists and class fighters to help restore the true significance of this day in the calendar of the workers’ movement.

cwi March 8, International Women’s Day, this year should be celebrated to the sound of the cacerolazo - empty pans and lids being clashed noisily together. It is the sound of protest in Argentina - especially of...

Included here are ten articles commissioned by the Committee for a Workers’ International for use on and around March 8th - International Women’s Day. They have been circulated to the sections and groups of of the CWI in all five continents of the world to be used in their publications, in leaflets and at...

International Women’s Day, 8 March, is commemorated this year on the eve of war. Such a horrific prospect brings into sharp relief all that is rotten in today’s world. But it must not prevent us from commemorating the historic struggles of women throughout the world for their rights - in the workplace, in...

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