International Women's Day (IWD)

Hundreds of women took part in the 2023 International Women's Day march in Sydney, reports Peter Boyle.

Hundreds of unionists and gender and queer activists marched for International Women’s Day in Naarm/Melbourne. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

People hold sign that reads "Strong unions need women".

“End violence against women” was the theme of the Geelong Women Unionists Network’s 21st International Women’s Day breakfast, reports Jacqueline Kriz.

The Hunter Workers Women’s Committee continued the tradition of loud and proud street marches with its International Women’s Day. Niko Leka reports.

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.

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.

Feminist Anti-War Resistance

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.