Women

WOMEN: A world struggle for liberation

That the struggle for women’s equality and freedom from oppression is a thing of the past, a battle won, something ours mothers and their mothers did is one of the most cruel untruths of our time, observes Liz Payne, CP Women's Organiser. [Photo courtesy: Mina Boromand]

Read more ...

International Women's Day: London marks women's day

Leading communist women gathered in London this weekend to celebrate International Women's Day as an important day for the working class to assess the achievements of the past year and prepare for challenges ahead.

An international panel of women representing several countries' Communist Parties brought greetings to a packed meeting at Marx Memorial Library writes Louise Nousratpour in todays Morning Star.

Read more ...

WOMEN's TUC: Special issue of Unity

AVAILABLE now: a new edition of Unity produced for delegates to this year's Women's TUC with articles on the cuts, the Charter for Women, Peoples' Charter and women in struggle in the USA. You can download and print off here

Women trades unionists fight to be heard at UN

UNCSW_picOne of the largest and most representative delegations of women trades unionists is currently attending the 54th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations. But they have been blocked from raising key issues. Read their Open Letter to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Visit the delegation blog. View the draft resolution of the UNCSW. Sign the letter for ACTION.

Read more ...