On the Women’s March-MFPR Italy

We will tell this march with pride…

because it was a new fact, a march that crossed three important sites in our country in 2 days. This march has put into practice what a student said in the seminar on the 20th anniversary of MFPR in Palermo: “actions will speak”. A small group that [...]

MFPR at Wuppertal conference-1999

INTERVENTION OF THE REVOLUTIONARY PROLETARIAN FEMINIST MOVEMENT

As comrades and women, we have to enthusiastically hail the role that thousands of women are playing, showing heroism and resolution within the people wars in Peru, Nepal and Turkey, etc.. We express our full revolutionary solidarity and support to the very many women who, in the [...]

Radical Left & the Politics of Gender

by Ipshita Samanta

via Towards a New Dawn

Recently some of my comrades in left political spectrum have conveyed their anguish against commonsensical approach wielded in dealing with women question. I read some of their very personal and political posts which are seething in anger. They have sense of betrayal for the very shelter/tool [...]

Interview with women fighters from the International Freedom Battalion

“We are not women waiting to be rescued”

Interview with women fighters from the International Freedom Battalion following the victorious Operation Hol. The International Freedom Battalion was founded in Rojava in June 2015 in order to fight DAESH and to defend the revolutionary process in Rojava. It brings together fighters from several revolutionary organizations [...]

The Fascinating Capitulation-MFPR

Critical comments of the Italian MFPR (a generated organization of the PCm) on “jinology” (the Democratic Confederalist line on the women question)-Signalfire

Below are excerpts of the speeches made by two Kurdish women, Havin Guneser, journalist and spokeswoman for the International Initiative “Freedom for Abdullah Ocalan – Peace for Kurdistan” and Dilar Dirik, [...]

MAKIBAKA ON WOMEN’S LIBERATION AND INVOLVEMENT

by: Ma. Lorena Barros

In the January 26, l972 issue of the Philippine Collegian, there appeared an article by Ms. Susan G. Ramirez on “Women’s Liberation, MAKIBAKA and Involvement.” The article, which aims to impart greater understanding of women’s liberation and to correct MAKIBAKA’s sectarian nature, certainly shows a highly sectarian prescription of women’s [...]

The rebellion of the women in Turkey and Northern Kurdistan-MLKP

Since the brutal murder of Özgecan Aslan, a 20-year-old student by a driver in Mersin, Turkey, ten thousands of women in Turkey and Northern Kurdistan have been rebelling. In Mersin, Gazi antep, Ankara, Adana, Istanbul, Amed, Hakkari, Manisa, Aydın, Çanakkale, Şanlıurfa, Trabzon, Nusaybin, Siirt, Yüksekova, Doğubayazıt, Muş, Van, Ağrı, Derik and many other cities [...]

8 DE MARZO DIA DE LA MUJER TRABAJADORA, OPRIMIDA, EXPLOTADA, PERO REBELDE Y DISPUESTA A CONQUISTAR LA MITAD DEL CIELO

El régimen patriarcal en la comunidad primitiva y su tránsito al régimen de la propiedad privada y la construcción del Estado como instrumento que permita la detención del Poder, ha ido delineando, históricamente, los distintos fundamentos y formas de dominación de la mujer con la finalidad de garantizar el debilitamiento de las clases oprimidas [...]

Memorias desde Némesis on the mass work of the PCP among women

SOBRE EL MOVIMIENTO FEMENINO POPULAR.

También las circunstancias del Comité Regional de Ayacucho en 1968, y dentro de éstas la lucha de la Facción Roja por recuperar la dirección del Comité, de un lado; y de otro, el aumento del número de universitarias, con el correspondiente incremento de feristas, sumada a la acción [...]

LIBERATED WOMEN II

by Ma. Lorena Barros

Pugadlawin Taon 18 Blg. 3; Enero-Pebrero, l971

The oppression of women in Philippine society cannot be isolated from the oppressive character of the society as a whole. Filipino women comprise what has been described by Juliet Mitchell (in Women: the Longest Revolution) as “half a totality.” Filipino women are fundamental [...]