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#YesAllWomen Twitter Storm Shows Millions are Ready to Fight Back against Sexism

#YesAllWomen Twitter Storm Shows Millions are Ready to Fight Back against Sexism

Time to Build a Powerful Movement for Equality The misogynistic massacre of Santa Barbara, California is yet another horrific expression of a society that is based on the constant oppression of women. However, this expression of hatred also triggered a massive backlash.  A storm of tweets around the Twitter hashtag #YesAllWomen showed not only deep rooted […]

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International Women’s Day 2014

International Women’s Day 2014

For more than a century, 8 March has been known as International Women’s Day – the day to commemorate and celebrate the struggles of working and poor women against exploitation at work, in society and at home. Over the years, however, its meaning has been distorted. In the Stalinist states claiming, falsely, to be socialist, […]

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Spain’s New Abortion Law a crime against the freedom, health and life of women

Spain’s New Abortion Law a crime against the freedom, health and life of women

On 20 December last, the Spanish government gave the green light to a new law on abortion that is amongst the most restrictive in Europe. The Minister of Justice Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón has pushed Spain back 30 years, with a system even more restrictive that that in place between 1985 and 2010. The Minister showed us […]

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March 8th, 2013: The day of international working women’s solidarity
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March 8th, 2013: The day of international working women’s solidarity

For over a hundred years, March 8th has been the day on which to commemorate the great struggles of working women for a better deal at work and in society. It is also the day to celebrate the contribution of women – some famous, many unknown – in the fight against oppression and for socialism. […]

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