Women’s Movement and Communist Party : Basics Revisited – Arindam Sen

[This paper was first published in Liberation in three parts (June, July and August 2008 numbers)] Part I “Woman, wake up; the tocsin of reason is being heard throughout the whole universe; discover your rights. … Enslaved man has multiplied his strength and needs recourse to yours to break his chains. Having

Appendix: Observations on the Women’s Front

Excerpts from the Political-Organisational Report adopted by the 8th Congress of the CPI(ML), December 2007, Kolkata 34. Coming to the women’s front, the Seventh Congress had called for “laying maximum emphasis on organising working women, urban as well as rural, and challenging the feudal-patriarchal order and especially the growing fascist offensive