Socialist candidate Paula Sanchez told an International Women's Day function that IWD was for women and men “because equality is something we all have to fight for”. Pip Hinman reports.
International Women's Day
Sydney's Kurdish community celebrated International Women's Day at a well-attended gathering at the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre in Kings Park. Peter Boyle reports.
Two hundred people took part in the International Women’s Day protest organised by Hunter Workers' Women's Committee. Kathy Fairfax reports.
Pat O’Shane told a packed-out International Women’s Day celebration in Cairns about her lifetime of defiance against racism and authorities. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Russian feminists have united against the occupation and war in Ukraine under the banner of Feminist Anti-War Resistance.
The intensification of multiple, intersecting crises under capitalism, which are disproportionately affecting women, requires a united struggle against them, writes Reihana Mohideen.
Thousands of Kurdish and Turkish women and LGBTI groups in Istanbul defied a government ban to march on the eve of International Women's Day on March 8, writes Kerry Smith.
Women’s rights activists called for an end to family violence, saying “Enough is enough”, at International Women’s Day on March 8. Chloe de Silva reports.
The upsurge in organising against sexual violence shows how far we have come but also how far we need to go, writes Pip Hinman.
International Women's Day will be marked with a variety of events in different cities across Australia, writes Kerry Smith.
It might seem unusual to describe climate change as a feminist issue. But it uniquely and unequally affects women and girls in many ways, argues Zita Henderson.
Abortion doctor and long-term pro-choice campaigner Kamala Emanuel outlines why abortion must be seen as a health issue, at an International Working Women's Day rally in Brisbane on March 8.
The presence of strong contingents of Latin American feminists was a feature of a number of the International Women's Day protests held in Australia from March 5-7, reports Zebedee Parkes.
Organised by Latinxs Feministas en Melbourne on March 5 and DecoFem Collective in Sydney on March 7, Latin American women performed the feminist anthem "The rapist is you" at International Women's Day events, reports Zebedee Parkes.
Nowhere in the world do women have the same rights and opportunities as men. Internationally, women are becoming poorer and ever more oppressed, writes Kathy Fairfax.
Of all the International Women’s Day (IWD) demonstrations held in an unprecedented 177 countries on March 8, the Spanish state stood out as the site of the largest mobilisation for women’s equality. In fact, it was the greatest mobilisation for women’s right in history, with almost 6 million people — overwhelmingly women — striking and demonstrating in about 120 cities and towns.