International Women’s Day: Melita Norwood

As part of a month long build up to International Women’s Day Celebrations on the 8th of March, the YCL will be publishing daily articles highlighting the exemplary role played by women in the international communist & working class movement. In this instalment the YCL celebrates the life of  little known Communist Party veteran and […]

International Women’s Day: Ruth First

As part of a month long build up to International Women’s Day Celebrations on the 8th of March, the YCL will be publishing daily articles highlighting the exemplary role played by women in the international communist & working class movement. Today we  pay tribute to Ruth First, South African Communist, journalist and anti-apartheid fighter. YCLers […]

International Women’s Day: Alexandra Kollontai

As part of a month long build up to International Women’s Day Celebrations on the 8th of March, the YCL will be publishing daily articles highlighting the exemplary role played by women in the international communist & working class movement. Our 11th legend of the international Communist movement is Alexandra Kollontai, Bolshevik, theorist and Soviet […]

International Women’s Day: Leila Khaled

As part of a month long build up to International Women’s Day Celebrations on the 8th of March, the YCL will be publishing daily articles highlighting the exemplary role played by women in the international communist & working class movement. In today’s post, we discuss the life and work of Leila Khaled, a leading figure […]

International Women’s Day: Lyudmila Pavlichenko

As part of a month long build up to International Women’s Day Celebrations on the 8th of March, the YCL will be publishing daily articles highlighting the exemplary role played by women in the international communist & working class movement. Today we pay tribute to anti-fascist Sniper and Hero of the Soviet Union, Lyudmila Pavlichenko […]

International Women’s Day: Angela Davis

As part of a month long build up to International Women’s Day Celebrations on the 8th of March, the YCL will be publishing daily articles highlighting the exemplary role played by women in the international communist & working class movement. For our #7 revolutionary we acknowledge the contribution of an iconic and untiring campaigner for […]

International Women’s Day: Constance Markievicz

As part of a month long build up to International Women’s Day Celebrations on the 8th of March, the YCL will be publishing daily articles highlighting the exemplary role played by women in the international communist & working class movement. Today we discuss the life of the ‘Rebel Countess’ Constance Markievicz, figurehead of the anti-colonial […]

International Women’s Day: Frida Kahlo

As part of a month long build up to International Women’s Day Celebrations on the 8th of March, the YCL will be publishing daily articles highlighting the exemplary role played by women in the international communist & working class movement. World renowned Mexican artist, feminist and anti-imperialist Frida Kahlo is our fifth Communist icon. YCLers […]

International Women’s Day: Lepa Radić

As part of a month long build up to International Women’s Day Celebrations on the 8th of March, the YCL will be publishing daily articles highlighting the exemplary role played by women in the international communist & working class movement. Today we pay tribute to martyred Yugoslav Partisan and antifascist fighter Lepa Radić. YCLers are […]

International Women’s Day: Helen Crawfurd

As part of a month long build up to International Women’s Day Celebrations on the 8th of March, the YCL will be publishing daily articles highlighting the exemplary role played by women in the international communist & working class movement. Our third titan of the struggle for socialism and women’s liberation is Helen Crawfurd, tireless […]