Showing posts with label Femicides. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Femicides. Show all posts

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Justice for María Florencia Gómez — Argentine communist activist murdered in Santa Fe

A young and politically active woman, member of the Communist Party of Argentina and staunch supporter of women's rights, María Florencia Gómez Pouillastrou was murdered last Monday in Santa Fe. The lifeless body of the 35 years-old activist was found on a rural road in the town of San Jorge with signs of head injury caused by a strong blow.

In a statement, the Communist Party of Argentina and the Communist Youth Federation announced the tragic news, expressing their firm conviction that justice will be done and the perpetrators of the crime will be punished.

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Turkey's communists at the forefront of the struggle for women's rights, against femicides

Thousands of women took the streets in more than 16 cities in Turkey, on August 5, demonstrating under the slogan "We are not giving up our rights, implement the Istanbul Convention". 

In Istanbul's Kadıköy district, women carried placards with the name of 350 murdered women and the slogan "She would be alive if the Istanbul Convention was implemented". 

In Izmir, protesters faced with police's violent response and 16 women werre detained.