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A chill went was sent down the spines of millions of Americans, women in particular, when Anthony Kennedy announced his resignation from the Supreme Court in June. This acute fear is due to the prospect...

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The referendum to scrap the ban on abortion was easily passed with 66.4% to 33.6% on a turnout of over 64%, the highest ever for a referendum in Ireland. The result was nearly an exact...

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Women’s reproductive rights have been under systematic attack in the U.S., especially in Republican run states. Literally hundreds of restrictions on abortion rights have been passed by state governments in the past five years, and...

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The past month and a half has seen titanic victories for the women’s movement globally. The repeal of the 8th amendment in Ireland ending the ban on abortion on May 25 sent shockwaves across the...

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Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) reporters The referendum to scrap the ban on abortion was easily passed with 66.4% to 33.6% on a turnout of over 64%, the highest ever for a referendum in Ireland....

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Weizmann Hamilton, Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) Executive Committee member, South Africa With the passing of Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela, the African National Congress lost arguably the most beloved and certainly one of the greatest of...

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Editorial from the latest issue of Socialist Alternative, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) The outcome of the Belfast rape trial saw an explosion of spontaneous demonstrations in every major city in Ireland...

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The threat of a bill banning abortion in cases of fetal malformation has been suddenly put into effect by the right-wing PiS (Law and Justice) dominated Sejm (parliament). This met with an angry demonstration of...

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Historic feminist strike, now continue the struggle! The feminist strike on March 8 was unprecedented. Never in the history of the class struggle in the Spanish state have such a deep and massive mobilization against...

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On October 3, 2016, the Polish government’s attempt at a total ban on abortion provoked a “women’s strike” with up to 120,000 demonstrators in the streets of Polish cities. This event inspired women’s rights activists...

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