Magazine of the Socialist Party, Australian section of the CWI

Women’s rights

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In May the long-standing sexual assault investigation against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was formally closed by a Swedish prosecutor. Some on the left have …

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Frida Kahlo’s popularity has surged in recent years. Last year, the Art Gallery of NSW held an exhibition simply titled ‘Frida Kahlo and Diego …

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International Women’s Day (IWD) falls on March 8 every year. The first IWD was organised in 1909 by the Socialist Party of America, in …

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Demonstrating the worldwide hatred of Donald Trump and his policies, millions of women occupied streets around the world in late January demanding an end …

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In light of the emergence of a new generation who are seeking answers to how to fight sexism, Laura Fitzgerald makes the case for …

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The idea of Hilary Clinton becoming the first woman President of the US has been hailed by some establishment feminists as being a progressive …

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By Kathleen Galea Every two minutes police in Australia deal with a family violence matter. About one woman a week is murdered as a …

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In December of last year the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission released a damning report on the prevalence of sex discrimination and …

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By Emma Quinn (Socialist Party, CWI in Ireland) Millions of people internationally are joining the fight against the oppression of women and LGBTIQ people, opening up debates as …

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By Toby Dite Over the last decade the campaign for same sex marriage rights has taken centre stage in the struggle to end LGBTIQ …

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Domestic violence is the leading cause of death and injury among women aged 14 – 44 in Australia. Australian women are being murdered by …

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The Militant Women’s Group (MWG) was formed in 1927 by women from the Communist Party of Australia. The women also set up a newspaper …

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Following a number of high profile attacks on women this year we are seeing renewed community anger over the prevalence of domestic violence. At …

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Women and the struggle for socialism By Christine Thomas Introduction At the turn of the millennium we were promised that women’s equality was just …

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For over a hundred years, March 8th has been the day on which to commemorate the great struggles of working women for a better …

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Late-night violence in capital cities – especially along nightclub strips – has been widely discussed in recent weeks. In October, thousands of people marched …

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“Let’s have a drink – at my place of course, not a café. Or a hotel, in a bed”. This is just one of …

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By Mel Gregson, Socialist Party Last month Federal Minister for Youth, Peter Garrett, announced a government initiative to address ”negative body image” amongst young …

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