Women Facing Crisis and Austerity
  • The crisis has very negative effects on society as a whole, especially on women. The austerity policies established in Europe are making the populations pay by sparing those responsible, namely the major banks. As an additional injustice, these policies, by ignoring any analysis of the differences...
    A Dearth of Organisational Wisdom Leaves Us Political Orphans
  • The renaissance of Marxism will occur on the soil of “the globally networked brave new world of transnational high-tech capitalism”, and “as analysis, critique, alternative praxis and resistance, … Marxism as a movement will reinvent itself. What we can do, and therefore must do, is to place on the...
    Equality of the Sexes? Feminism Reloaded
  • Ladies and gentlemen, Having been asked to speak on “(leftist) feminism as a liberation theory” on the grounds that “by and large knowledge of the theoretical problems involved in sexual relations is still amazingly limited”, I must confess to finding the prospect daunting on three counts. First:...


    Ηomosexual relationships are legally recognized in Greece
  • With 194 votes in favor the Greek parliament has finally given the green light for homosexual couples to enter into a civil union partnership. Following a marathon debate, the body of the Greek parliament affirmed the relevant decree making it a formal law of the state.


    "To Regain the Right to Decide for Ourselves"
  • Agnieszka Mrozik speaks with Ewa Dąbrowska-Szulc, President of Pro Femina Association, Poland on the actual and past protests against abortion laws, feminist organisation and on the history of women's right to self-determination in Poland.
    Engels Was a Bro!
  • A tribute to Friedrich Engels' "The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State" and the groundwork for feminism by the jubilarian.
    Thirteen Theses of Marxism-Feminism
  • This foundation for Marxist feminist thinking and action, formulated by Frigga Haug, is the outcome of a collective process organised around the Marx-Fem-Conferences.[1] With an introduction by Frigga Haug.
    Feminism in Poland
  • On the rise of grass root movements and the possibilities for feminism in Poland.
    Breaking with Transition
  • The Balkan Society for Theory and Practice (BSTP) recently published a special issue of Feminist Critique: “Breaking with Transition: Decolonial and Postcolonial Perspectives in Eastern Europe”, in collaboration with Feminist Critique Journal. This issue is the result of the presentations at the 2018 BSTP workshop, supported by transform! europe.
    4th International Marxist Feminist Conference 2021 in Bilbao
  • The 4th International Conference will be held in Bilbao, on 11-13 November 21. This Conference will be organized and funded by transform! europe and the University of the Basque Country, along with Iratzar Foundation, Bilbo-Barcelona Critical Theory Group, Berliner Institut für Kritische Theorie (Inkrit) and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, among others.
    We strike together!
  • On the 8th of March, International Women's Rights Day, voices will be raised around the world to remind us of past, present and future struggles. We, women of the Party of the European Left, show our solidarity and support all the mobilizations called by feminist movements in Europe.
    Unlimited Liberal Feminism in Lithuania
  • When thinking about the situation of feminism in Lithuania, the film Kramer vs. Kramer springs to mind. Or, perhaps it would be better to say that what arises is discussion within feminist circles about this film, decades after it was first seen on the screen.
    Long Live Non Una Di Meno!
  • Non Una Di Meno (Not One Less), an important Italian feminist movement aiming to fight the capitalist and patriarchal system and all forms of sexism and racism, held his national conference. Read about the movement's current discussions ...
    Social-Economic Situation in Ukraine: Gender Perspective
  • In this article, I shortly review the social-economic situation in Ukraine from the perspective of women and other vulnerable groups touching upon the issues of the structural adjustment policies, the armed conflict and the increase of the far-right violence.
    3rd International Marxist-Feminist Conference
  • “Transforming Our Lives. Transforming the World”. – The Third International Marxist-Feminist Conference will take place at Lund University (Sweden), from 6 to 7 October 2018. Deadline for submissions is 28 February 2018.
    10th Nicos Poulantzas Memorial Lecture with Nancy Fraser
  • Nancy Fraser, Professor of Philosophy and Politics at the New School for Social Research of New York gave the keynote entitled the “Crisis of Care? On the Social Reproductive Contradictions of Financialized Capitalism” at the 10th Annual Nicos Poulantzas Memorial Lecture.
    Writing Feminism into Marxism
  • “Building Bridges – shifting and strengthening visions – exploring alternatives”: under this title the second edition of the Marxist-Feminist Conference gathered on 7–9 October in Vienna’s Academy of Fine Arts 500 participants from 29 countries of all continents.
    Education seen through women's eyes
  • In 2015, about fifty people from eleven European countries assembled in Prague to analyze, with an interdisciplinary approach from a class and gender point of view, the condition and formation of women in the educational systems in Europe. We can now present the outcome of the event, the online publication “Education seen through women’s eyes” (pdf, 29 MB) – released in May 2016 – on the right.
    The Refugee Crisis Is Not Gender Neutral
  • Independently of the concrete threats, women are facing if they have to flee (internal displacement as well as seeking refuge in neighbouring countries or in the EU), the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is protesting against the root causes of war and violence which force them to flee.
    Left Politics is Feminist or it is Not Left
  • Feminist struggles aim for liberation for all. Nonetheless women’s rights are contested and have to be defended. Also the just representation and participation of women in left organisations is far from achieved. 
    #ausnahmslos | #noexcuses
  • Petition against sexualised violence and racism, launched by feminist bloggers, authors and activists from Germany after attacks against women in Cologne on New Years eve
    Ηomosexual relationships are legally recognized in Greece
  • With 194 votes in favor the Greek parliament has finally given the green light for homosexual couples to enter into a civil union partnership. Following a marathon debate, the body of the Greek parliament affirmed the relevant decree making it a formal law of the state. This vote is undoubtedly a...
    World March of Women
  • We, the members of the International Committee of the World March of Women, meeting in Quebec, Canadá, from 12 to 15 September 2015 state: Our solidarity to the women of the region of Quebec, place of birth of the World March of Women, and our recognition of their struggles and resistances.
    The power of criticism
  • The first worldwide Congress on Marxist Feminism is a breakthrough – preparations for a second congress in Lund, Sweden are underway.
    Revolt of the Subalterns [1]
  • Simmering beneath the surface and making waves, yet largely ignored by politicians: the discontent of those providing care – paid or unpaid – is turning into resistance.
    Education seen through women's eyes
  • The conference in Prague provided the opportunity of an interdisciplinary approach on the condition and formation of women in the educational systems in Europe: an analysis from a class and gender point of view. It took place on 14 and 15 March and gathered about fifty persons coming from eleven countries of Europe.


    The Situation of Women in Poland 2020
  • Starting in October 2020, feminist protests, which could not be ignored, have addressed the multitude of issues women are facing in the country. This publication of the Naprzód Foundation – available in English and Polish, co-financed by transform! europe – focuses on structural sexism and the current forms of patriarchal rule in Poland.
    Life Stories, Workers' Rights, and Feminism
  • The Slovenian Institute 8th March, supported by transform! europe, presents this collection of two sets of life stories: The first one was part of a cam­paign for workers’ rights, carried out before the pandemic, the second one is dedicated to the situation of self-employed parents during the pandemic.
    Feminism and a New Conservatism in the Balkans
  • Gender inequalities and new forms of conservatism in the Balkans are part of broader European trends, but they also carry their own specificities. The articles collected provide an overview of the political struggles and turmoil across the Balkans, from Bulgaria to Slovenia. An eDossier by Bilten in cooperation with transform! europe.
    Ecofeminist review of the proposals for a Green New Deal
  • Basque researcher Júlia Martí Comas presents a critical review from an ecofeminist point of view of the DiEM25 proposal The Green New Deal for Europe, and Resolution Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal, presented to the US House of Representatives by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey.
    #jaztudi, Slovenia
  • In recent years, we have witnessed extraordinary events: with the hashtag #metoo, women have stepped into the public arena, revealing their experiences of systematic misogyny. The Institute of 8th March, supported by transform! europe, collected testimonies of #metoo stories, demonstrating the scope of sexual violence – also – in Slovenia.
    And still, It is Moving!
  • transform! europe collected short spots on feminist struggles in Argentina, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Turkey.