The Origins of Women’s Oppression

While middle class feminists regard the oppression of women as an inherent biological trait of men, Marxism explains that the root of women’s oppression lies not in biology, but in social conditions.

Women and the Suffrage

This article looks at the history of the struggle of women to win the right to vote. Barbara Humphries looks at this issue and how it relates to the development of the class struggle.

Marxism and the Emancipation of Women

This document outlines the first steps given by Marxism to fight for women’s rights, what the first successful revolution meant for the emancipation of women, conditions of women under capitalism, and poses the question of […]

Women in the Soviet Union

We reproduce here an article from 1988 which examines the position of women in the former USSR.