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Friday 4:15pm

PANEL: Class struggle and women's liberation

Gender and sexuality
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Panel featuring Louisa Bassini, Sandra Bloodworth and Maddie Powell.

The struggle for women’s liberation and the struggle of the working class have always been connected. Women are on the frontlines struggle and revolutions across the globe. This panel will reveal the hidden history of working class women’s organising and activism, and highlight the importance of socialist politics in fighting both sexism and capitalism.

Readings

Marxism and women’s liberation by Louise O’Shea

https://marxistleftreview.org/articles/marxism-and-womens-liberation/

Rebel women in Australian working class history edited by Sandra Bloodworth & Tom O’Lincoln

Women could feel their power by Emma Davis

http://socialistreview.org.uk/422/women-could-feel-their-power

At the forefront of revolution by Sarah Bates

https://isj.org.uk/at-the-forefront-of-revolution/

The impact of women’s changing role in the workplace by Diane Fieldes

https://marxistleftreview.org/articles/the-impact-of-womens-changing-role-in-the-workplace/

The forgotten Rebels of Eureka by Sandra Bloodworth https://marxistleftreview.org/articles/forgotten-women-rebels-of-eureka/

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