West and Central Africa

Benin, PSD
Burkina Faso, MPP
Cameroon, SDF
Cape Verde, PAICV
Central African Republic, MLPC
Chad, UNDR
Dem. Rep. of Congo, UDPS, PALU
Equatorial Guinea, CPDS
Gabon, PGP
The Gambia, UDP
Ghana, NDC
Guinea, RPG
Guinea-Bissau, PAIGC
Kenya, LPK
Mauritania, RFD
Niger, PNDS
Nigeria, APC
Sao Tomé and Príncipe, MLSTP-PSD
Senegal, PS
Somaliland, JWP
Tanzania, CCM
Togo, CDPA
Western Sahara, Polisario Front

Southern Africa

Angola, MPLA
Botswana, BDP
Lesotho, LCD
Mauritius, LP, MMM
Mozambique, Frelimo
Namibia, SWAPO
South Africa, ANC
Zambia, PF
Zimbabwe, MDC

Central America

Belize, PUP
Costa Rica, PLN
Dominican Republic, PRD
Guatemala, UNE
Mexico, PRD, PRI
Nicaragua, FSLN
Panama, PRD
Puerto Rico, PIP

Latin America - South

Argentina, PS, UCR
Brazil, PDT
Chile, PRSD, PPD, PS
Paraguay, PDP
Peru, PAP
Uruguay, PSU, PNE

Latin America - North and the Caribbean

Colombia, PLC
Haiti, SDU, OPL
Jamaica, PNP
Venezuela, AD, MAS, UNT, VP

Mediterranean - North and South

Algeria, FFS, FLN
Andorra, PS
France, PS
Italy, PSI
Morocco, USFP
Portugal, PS
San Marino, PSD
Spain, PSOE
Tunisia, FDTL

Mediterranean East, the Middle East and the Caucasus

Armenia, ARF
Azerbaijan, SDPA
Cyprus, EDEK, CTP, TDP
Egypt, ESDP
Georgia, SDD
Greece, PASOK
Iraq, PUK
Israel, LP, Meretz Party
Kazakhstan, OSDP
Lebanon, PSP
Palestine, FATAH, PNI
Syria, PYD
Turkey, CHP, HDP
Yemen, YSP


India, INC
Japan, SDP
Malaysia, DAP
Mongolia, MPP
Nepal, NCP
Pakistan, PPP

Central and Eastern Europe

Albania, SPA
Bosnia & Herzegovina, SDP BiH
Bulgaria, PBSD, BSP
Croatia, SDP
Czech Republic, CSSD
Hungary, MSzP
Montenegro, SDP, DPS
Poland, SLD
Republic of Moldova, PDM
Romania, PSD
Serbia, DS
Slovakia, SMER
Ukraine, SDPU

Northern Europe

Belarus, BSDP, BLP
Denmark, SD
Estonia, SDE
Finland, SDP
Latvia, Concord Social Democratic Party
Lithuania, LSDP
Norway, DNA
Russian Federation, A Just Russia Party
Sweden, SAP

Western Europe

Austria, SPÖ
Belgium, PS, SPA
Canada, NDP/NPD
Germany, SPD
Great Britain, LP
Ireland, LP
Luxembourg, LSAP/POSL
Northern Ireland, SDLP
Switzerland, SP/PS


Key - member parties initials: BOLD = full member; ITALICS = consultative member; UNDERLINED = observer member.



Coucil Meeting

Geneva, Switzerland, 28 and 29 June 2018

For a World 50-50 in 2030 – The Great Challenges

Socialist International Women denounces brutal attacks on Palestinian demonstrators

17 May 2018

The Socialist International Women strongly denounces the use of lethal fire by Israeli military forces against Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza on Sunday 14 May 2018...

Connecting Rural Women – E-Development and Rural Women's Empowerment

16 March 2018

62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), United Nations, New York, from 12 to 23 March 2018

Side Event hosted by the Permanent Mission of Mongolia to the UN; the Mongolian People’s Party; Socialist International Women(SIW) and PES Women

Empowering Rural Women: Granting Universal Rights to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

15 March 2018

62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), United Nations, New York, from 12 to 23 March 2018

Parallel Event hosted by the Socialist International Women (SIW), PES Women and Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS)

International Women's Day Declaration

08 March 2018

In solidarity and recognition of the immense societal, economic and political achievements of women and girls worldwide Socialist International Women is proud to support International Women’s Day (IWD) 2018...

Statement on Unilateral Decision by the United States of America to Recognise Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

07 December 2017

The Socialist International Women (SIW) disapproves the decision of President Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and relocate the US embassy there from Tel Aviv...

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November 2017

Socialist International Women affirms its support for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women as an opportunity to focus on the continuing suffering and oppression of women and girls worldwide, and the vital roles that governments and individuals have in creating positive change...

Council Meeting

Barcelona, Spain, 21 and 22 November 2017

Democracy in Crisis, Populism on the Rise - Where do Women's Rights fit in?

Council Meeting

United Nations, New York, 14 July 2017

Rural Areas, Media and ICT - New Challenges and More Opportunities for Women’s Empowerment

In Memory of Carmen Chacón

13 March 1971 - 09 April 2017

The Socialist International Women was deeply saddened to receive the news of the death of Carmen Chacón on 09 April 2017 at the age of 46 years...

Council Meeting and XXI Congress

25 - 27 February 2017

Gender Inequality in the World Today – Understanding the New Challenges and Ending Gender Inequality by 2030

UN Climate Change Conference 2016

Conference of the Parties (COP22), United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Marrakech, Morroco, 07 to 18 November 2016

Parallel event hosted by the Socialist International Women (SIW), the Forum of the African Women Post 2015 and Jossour Forum of the Moroccan Women, Bab Ighli Site, Green Zone, 14 November 2016

Former SI President António Guterres to become next UN Secretary General

06 October 2016

The Socialist International Women (SIW) would like to congratulate António Guterres on being chosen as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Council Meeting

28 and 29 June 2016

The UN Sustainable Development Goals – Gender Sensitive Budgeting and Climate Change


The First Hundred Years

A Short History of Socialist International Women

By Irmtraut Karlsson

This book tells the history of the first one hundred years of the Socialist International Women