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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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Statement by Solidarity TDs (members of parliament in Ireland) and Socialist Party (Ireland) members, Ruth Coppinger, Paul Murphy, and Mick Barry. The dramatic and clear-cut “Yes” in the referendum is a political earthquake and turning...

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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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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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Hannah Sell, CWI International Secretariat When the twenty first century dawned young women in the US and much of Europe were being told that equality was within their grasp. They didn’t need feminism because capitalism...

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In mid-December, the abortion rights movement in Ireland scored a massive victory when a parliamentary committee recommended repealing the current ban on abortion in Ireland and allowing for unrestricted abortion up to the twelfth week...

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Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party member and Solidarity TD (member of parliament) Parliamentary committee recommends unrestricted abortion rights up to 12 weeks’ pregnancy In a landmark decision in Ireland, a special parliamentary committee has recommended unrestricted...

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Adapted from an article published by the Socialist Party, Ireland No other event in history has been more distorted by the capitalist establishment than the Russian Revolution. In most narratives, the role of women is...

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On May 12, conservative leaders in Alabama launched another sneak attack on women’s reproductive rights when Governor Robert Bentley signed SB 205 into law, mandating that abortion clinics be located at least 2,000 feet from...

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Protests and a new spontaneous movement for abortion rights erupt Paul Newberry, Alternatywa Socjalistyczna (CWI in Poland) A plan to introduce a total ban on abortion in Poland has angered a significant section of the...

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