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Westminster sexual harassment scandal: symptom of a rotten system

Editorial from the Socialist - the paper of the Socialist Party in England and Wales  Eight years after Westminster was first engulfed by the expenses scandal a new outrage is threatening to swamp parliament. The Tory government, already clinging to power by ...

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Women’s rights: 28th September – International Safe Abortion Day

Article from www.Socialistworld.net by Sonja Grusch, SLP (CWI in Austria) 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 decriminalisation of ...

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International Women’s Day: And Still We Rise

By Sinead Daly Saturday, January 21st, 2017, will go down in the history books as a truly historic moment. We saw a global revolt of women, not just against Trump but against the ideas and interests he represents; misogyny, racism ...

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Women fight back against violence and cuts

Sinead Daly reports November 25th marked the start of the annual 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women. Unfortunately, in the year of 2016 – women and men still need to campaign and organise to end the wide ...

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Poland: 140,000 women demonstrate against total ban on abortion

Paul Newberry, Alternatywa Socjalistyczna (CWI in Poland) Plans to impose a total ban on abortion have sparked a massive uncontrolled explosion of anger in Poland. On Monday 3 October a strike of Polish women was called, inspired by the example ...

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Women and oppression in class society – A socialist approach

Committee for a Workers' International World Congress Document The following document is an amended version of a draft document on women, which was discussed at the January 2016 World Congress of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI). The very ...

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Striking Glasgow Unison members are “In it to win it”

Interview with North East Community Homeless Caseworkers, Lesley and Mary. 70 Unison members in Glasgow have been on strike since March 31 in a long-running dispute with the council over re-grading and fair pay. How are you feeling about the ...

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