Women

Women: Fighting sexism, violence and capitalism – an international struggle

The international executive of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI, the international organisation that the Socialist Party is part of) took place from 27 November to 2 December in Belgium.

A prominent part of the discussions throughout the week was struggles of women across the world and the CWI’s role in these. Here, the Socialist (paper of the Socialist Party – CWI in England & Wales) speaks to CWI members from four countries.

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Women

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

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 decriminalization of abortion. The Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights made September 28th an international day in 2011, and since then there have been actions around the world every year. In the past few years, the issue of abortion has become increasingly important again.

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