National Sections of the L5I:

Women

Pakistan: Courageous sit ins by young nurses win regularisation

In March, nurses employed on a day to day, “ad hoc” basis, held protests at the sacking of 2,800 nurses, demanding their reinstatement, an end to insecure employment and for permanent jobs. Read more...

Can the Turkish Spring become a hot Summer?

As night fell on the evening of June 15th, hundreds of riot police advanced behind water cannon and clouds of tear gas to clear Gezi Park. Read more...

Disposable workers: the real price of sweatshop labour

More than three days after an eight-story building housing five textile factories collapsed in the Savar industrial zone, just outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh, rescue teams were still pulling live worker Read more...

International Women's Day - The fight for women’s liberation

Women in India are saying enough is enough. Hundreds of thousands have demonstrated against the brutal rapes of a young student in Delhi and more recently a seven-year old girl. Read more...

Rape and the abuse of women in India and Pakistan: For a working class women's movement to fight oppression!

The rape and murder of a young female student on a bus in Delhi in December 2012 has sparked a mass movement across India. Read more...

Socialist Workers Party: Rape and Democracy Crisis: What now?

The Socialist Workers Party, the largest revolutionary socialist organisation in Britain, and one of the largest in the world, is presently convulsed by the most serious crisis in its history. Read more...

Egypt: despite the constitution fraud, Morsi can still be stopped

President Mohammed Morsi's December referendum victory for a constitution he rushed through a puppet Constituent Assembly does not have a shred of democratic legitimacy. Read more...

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