CSW68 Virtual Parallel Event – 12 March 2024

At the 68th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) taking place at the United Nations in New York, from 10 to 22 March 2024, the Socialist International Women (SIW) held a virtual parallel event on Tuesday 12 March 2024. The title of the event was ’The Feminisation of Poverty – A … Read more

SIW Declaration on International Women’s Day 2024

International Women’s Day, observed annually on March 8th, offers a moment for reflection on the achievements women have made and the challenges that persist. This year, however, Socialist International Women is calling time on reflection. While we can take great pride in the substantial progress we’ve made towards developing rights and freedoms for women over … Read more

Message for France’s Historic Vote to Embed Abortion Rights in the Constitution

France has officially incorporated the right to abortion into its constitution, marking a significant triumph for human rights and freedom. This decision reflects France’s commitment to safeguarding individual liberties amidst global trends towards restricting such rights. SIW wants to especially congratulate its member the Socialist Party (PS) who, along with allied groups in both the National … Read more

SIW Council meeting – 21 and 22 February 2024 in Madrid, Spain

SIW gathered in Madrid on 21 and 22 February on the occasion of its Council meeting to discuss the topic of ‘Women: Present and Future of Socialism’. The Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) was the host party. For more information, please read the programme below: Programme Resolution

Message for the municipal elections in Costa Rica from Carolina Delgado, Deputy and President of the PLN Women’s Movement Costa Rica

“4th February marks a historic milestone in Costa Rica! On this day, we will hold the first joint municipal elections, a fundamental step towards gender equality in local politics. And the National Liberation Party is the only one that has complied with parity in all elected positions, having 3,003 women candidates. Let us remember the … Read more

Message in Memory of Piedad Córdoba

I want to express my deepest condolences for the loss of Piedad Córdoba, senator of the Historic Pact. Her passing leaves a significant void in the political realm and the community. Her dedication and valuable contribution to Colombian politics and her fight for women’s rights will be remembered with respect and admiration. In these challenging … Read more

Happy Holidays!

As 2023 comes to an end, we take this opportunity to wish you all Peace and Equality in 2024!

On Violence against Women – Statement

Women and children are increasingly the main victims of today’s conventional or non-conventional warfare. Although entire communities suffer the consequences of armed conflict, women and girls are particularly affected because of their status in society and their sex. In conflict situations, women are often victims of rape, tortures and degrading treatments. We have witnesses these … Read more