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.
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
In Australia, over the last year the Socialist Party (CWI Australia) has
concentrated its political activity for working women in Victoria on
fighting against the Industrial Relations legislation which will impact
on the living standards of every Australian woman.