The ’World March of Women’ is a cry for justice on the part of half the
world’s population. On International Women’s Day - March 8 - this year,
demonstrations were held in more than 50 countries in every continent.
Working women around the world have a right to expect a new century,
especially a new millennium, to bring them a better deal in life. After
all, the 20th century saw unimagined strides forward in science,
medicine and technology and even in attitudes towards women in society.
Included here are ten articles commissioned by the Committee for a
Workers’ International for use on and around March 8th - International
Women’s Day. They have been circulated to the sections and groups of of
the CWI in all five continents of the world to be used in their
publications, in leaflets and at...
THE CWI, the Committee for a Workers’ International, an international
socialist organisation with affiliates and co-workers in 35 countries on
all five continents, sends it warmest May Day greetings to the working
people of all countries.
The committee for a workers’ international commemorates International
Women’s Day 1999 - Monday 8th of March - by calling on all socialists
and class fighters to help restore the true significance of this day in
the calendar of the workers’ movement.
Workers and Socialists all over all world are celebrating May Day this
year against the background of darkening economic clouds and the bright
light of what could be one of the most significant victories the labour
movement has won one for some time.