Almost one in every two women in Europe (about 45%) will, during their lifetime, be subjected to some form of violence.

To mark International Women’s Day (8 March) this year, the Committee for a Workers’ International is publishing a collection of nine articles contributed by members of our sections across the globe.

International Women’s Day will be celebrated on 8th March in Pakistan and other countries with large Muslim populations in a situation where Islamic religious parties and groups are still agitating against the blasphemous cartoons printed in a Danish newspaper.

A group of around forty women have been leading a struggle for jobs and pay at the Selfex factory in the south east of Caracas for several weeks.

For over a year the German service trade union Ver.di has been attempting through a campaign to set up workers’ councils (Betriebsraete) in the retail chain, Lidl in order to improve conditions of employment.

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