International Women’s Day: Rosa Luxemburg

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 and working class movement. On the 148th anniversary of her birth, we pay tribute to Rosa Luxemburg – Red […]

International Women’s Day: Mary Barbour

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.  #25 Mary Barbour, leader of the 1915 Glasgow Rent Strikes, peace activist and tireless campaigner […]

International Women’s Day: Anna Campbell

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 commemorate the life of YPJ martyr, Anna Campbell #24. YCLers are encouraged to […]

International Women’s Day: Phoolan Devi

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 consider the life of Phoolan Devi, ‘Bandit Queen’ and Indian politician #23.  YCLers […]

International Women’s Day: Tamara Bunke

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.  #22 is Tamara Bunke, Communist Guerrilla and Hero of the Cuban Revolution.  YCLers are encouraged […]

International Women’s Day: Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya

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 commemorate Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, Soviet partisan and Hero of the Soviet Union.  YCLers are […]

International Women’s Day: Zhang Qinqui

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.  Zhang Qinqui was a Chinese Communist Party cadre, general and post-war politician. YCLers are encouraged […]

International Women’s Day: Sylvia Pankhurst

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.  At #19 we remember a hero of Britain’s Communist movement, suffragette and anti-fascist, Sylvia Pankhurst. […]

International Women’s Day: Sophie Scholl

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 and working class movement. Today, we pay tribute to Sophie Scholl, renowned anti Nazi activist. YCLers are encouraged to […]

International Women’s Day: Svetlana Savitskaya

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 Svetlana Savitskaya- Soviet cosmonaut and communist deputy in the Russian […]