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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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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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Women, the Russian revolution and the collpase of Stalinism

On the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall the world media have been falling over themselves to commemorate events that showed once and for all that capitalism was victorious, that communism, socialism and Marxism were confined to the dustbin of history and the people of Russia and Eastern Europe can now bask in the wealth and freedom that we in the west have ‘enjoyed’ for decades.  

What a crushing disappointment the reality of market capitalism has meant for the working class in these countries.  Mass unemployment, poverty pay, inequality and war have been the reality for millions of people.  Women, in particular, have faced the sharp edge these social and economic ‘reforms’.

Christine Thomas and Sinead Daly

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