On March 8th, the 23rd year into this century, we once again celebrate Womankind’s long history of struggle for equity and equality in the human world. For those of us living and working and fighting in the territory of the United States, that means going beyond the annals of the settler feminist movement.
Following German activist and women's rights advocate Clara Zetkin's call to establish a special women's day at the 1910 Conference of Working Women held in Copenhagen, International Women's Day was celebrated across Europe the following year in March. On March 8, 1917, thousands of Russian women marched on the streets of Petrograd and demanded the end of World … Continue Reading ››
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In March of 2021, the San Diego Organizing Committee honored women's struggle against patriarchy and imperialism by spotlighting local women of color whose labor supports our community. The paid and unpaid labor performed by women is undervalued, and the past year's pandemic and callous response by authority figures … Continue Reading ››
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On March 8, 2021, our national organizing body called for a return to the origins of International Working Women’s Day in support of our sisters in the global south, who have tirelessly fought not just in the past year, but for most of their lives, inheriting critical struggles from their … Continue Reading ››
March 8 as International Women’s Day has deep roots in the socialist movement, with Clara Zetkin calling for a special women’s day at the 1910 Conference of Working Women held in Copenhagen. Though initially no specific day was proposed, International Working Women’s Day, as it was then known, was commemorated by people across Europe and Russia with demonstrations … Continue Reading ››