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International Women’s Day 2017

A statement on behalf of the Young Communist League Executive Committee to mark International Womens’ Day 2017.

As International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world it is important for us, as communists, to acknowledge that the situation for woman in Britain remains one of rampant and systemic inequality and injustice. For the second time in our country’s history we have a female prime minister but this is no success for feminism. Equality and women’s liberation continues to be undermined and attacked. The Tories ideological destruction of the welfare state since 2010 has disproportionately affected women who bear the brunt of cuts and attacks on employment rights. On a national and global scale women continue to be the subject of economic and social oppression and remain a superexploited section of the international working class Read More…

YCL Executive Committee: Socialism & Feminism Go Hand in Hand

A statement on behalf of the Young Communist League Executive Committee to mark International Womens’ Day 2016 Read More…

International Women’s Day 2015

Today (March 8) marks International Women’s Day, Zoe Hennessy General Secretary of the YCL has issued this statement on behalf of the YCL Executive Committee.

It is a time to reflect on and celebrate the past and current contribution of women to the struggle for socialism and equality, and look forwards to the struggles of the future Read More…

Women and the struggle for peace – International Women’s Day event

The Coordinating Committee of Communist Parties domiciled in Britain (CCCPiB) is once again organising an event to mark International Women’s Day, focusing on the theme of “women and the struggle for peace”. Read More…

New Women’s Assembly called for 14th of February

The run-up to the general election will be crunch time for the Women’s Assembly Against Austerity, writes Anita Wright in the Morning Star Read More…