THE TRIAL of top snooker player Quinten Hann for rape, highlighted all the prejudices, backward attitudes and myths which still surround this issue.

MAYDAY 2002 takes place at a time of explosive political, economic and social events worldwide. In the last few months we have witnessed one convulsion after another: the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York; war in Afghanistan; the beginning of a generalised world recession; the Enron collapse; Sharon’s bloody...

According to the police about 1.3 million French people demonstrated on May Day to protest against Le Pen and the Front National. The real figure will be a lot higher, which makes the protests the biggest in decades. Some commentators were even talking about the biggest demonstrations since May ‘68 or even since...

cwi March 8, International Women’s Day, this year should be celebrated to the sound of the cacerolazo - empty pans and lids being clashed noisily together. It is the sound of protest in Argentina - especially of...

cwi March 8, International Women’s Day, this year should be celebrated to the sound of the cacerolazo - empty pans and lids being clashed noisily together. It is the sound of protest in Argentina - especially of...

The Committee for a Workers’ International - with parties, sections and members in 35 countries in all five continents - greets the working women of the world for International Women’s Day, 2001. Since the end of the 19th Century, March 8 has been the day on which to commemorate the struggles, the victories,...

The ’World March of Women’ is a cry for justice on the part of half the world’s population. On International Women’s Day - March 8 - this year, demonstrations were held in more than 50 countries in every continent.

Working women around the world have a right to expect a new century, especially a new millennium, to bring them a better deal in life. After all, the 20th century saw unimagined strides forward in science, medicine and technology and even in attitudes towards women in society.

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