Suffragette – Where’s Sylvia Pankhurst?

Where is Sylvia, what is she? Ask anybody what name they most associate with the suffragette movement and almost universally the answer will be Sylvia Pankhurst. This film for all its merits only once mentions her in passing, and then only to suggest that she didn’t really approve of what the suffragettes were doing. What … Continue reading Suffragette – Where’s Sylvia Pankhurst?

The women’s movement in Britain

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwFL31ZEmbo Ella Rule gives a short, amusing and informative talk, about the recent history of the 'women's movement' in Britain. Addressing a meeting to mark International Women's Day, held by the CPGB-ML and Red Youth in Birmingham, on 8 March 2014, she outlines why working class women have not been involved in the women's movement … Continue reading The women’s movement in Britain

Why should you be celebrating International Women’s Day?

Red Youth salutes the revolutionary women of the world! We'd like to take the time over the coming week - until International Women's Day on 8 March - to discuss why women's liberation is a key part of the struggle against capitalism, and to remember some inspiring female comrades, past and present, who struggled for … Continue reading Why should you be celebrating International Women’s Day?

Celebrate International Women’s Day!

        Red Youth will be meeting to celebrate International Women’s Day on 9 March, at 1.00pm, at the CPGB-ML party centre 274 Moseley Road, Highgate, Birmingham. Comrades Ella and Joti will ask what 45 years of women’s liberation has done for us, and why there are still so few women involved in politics in … Continue reading Celebrate International Women’s Day!