Tag: International Women’s Day

What Is International Women’s Day?

“Why is there no Men’s Day?” “Women’s Day should be every day.” “Buy your girlfriend flowers.” “Aren’t we getting any presents at the office?” “It’s not a day of celebration but of struggle, because it’s the day we remember the women workers who died in a fire.” “What fire?” Here, Andrea D’Atri explains the real history behind International Women’s Day.

Women Across Europe Mobilize Against Gender-Based Violence and Neoliberalism

Hundreds of thousands of women across Europe participated in demonstrations against violence and economic oppression for International Women’s Day this year. These demonstrations took place in the context of incredible class struggle underway across the continent. Many of the mobilizations were subject to severe repression by the police, who fight to uphold the sexist and violent institutions of the state.

[VIDEO] Hilton Workers Walk the Picket Line for Women’s Rights

Left Voice walks the picket line with Hilton workers demanding a fair contract on #InternationalWomensDay. The picket further included workers of the nearby Hyatt and community supporters from the International Women’s Strike CT. Power to the Hilton Workers!

What Is International Women’s Day?

“Why is there no Men’s Day?” “Women’s Day should be every day.” “Buy your girlfriend flowers.” “Aren’t we getting any presents at the office?” “It’s not a day of celebration but of struggle, because it’s the day we remember the women workers who died in a fire.” “What fire?” Here, Andrea D’Atri explains the real history behind International Women’s Day.

Women Across Europe Mobilize Against Gender-Based Violence and Neoliberalism

Hundreds of thousands of women across Europe participated in demonstrations against violence and economic oppression for International Women’s Day this year. These demonstrations took place in the context of incredible class struggle underway across the continent. Many of the mobilizations were subject to severe repression by the police, who fight to uphold the sexist and violent institutions of the state.

[VIDEO] Hilton Workers Walk the Picket Line for Women’s Rights

Left Voice walks the picket line with Hilton workers demanding a fair contract on #InternationalWomensDay. The picket further included workers of the nearby Hyatt and community supporters from the International Women’s Strike CT. Power to the Hilton Workers!

Highlights from International Women’s Strike Around the World

On March 8, women organized the second International Women’s Strike in more than 150 countries. In the Spanish State alone, five million people mobilized. In Argentina, this year’s march marked one of the largest in a year of mobilizations. One of the slogans at the march was: “If our lives are worthless, try to produce without us”! In the U.S., mobilizations were held in New York, Los Angeles, and other cities across the country. Although much smaller than January’s Women’s March, these mobilizations provide a political direction for the fight against deeply ingrained sexism and sexual violence. This political direction