4 March 2004 Edition
4 March 2004
International Women's Day, which falls on Monday, has its origins in the trade union movement in America in the early 20th century, particularly in the activism of the women who worked in the clothing industry sweatshops of the time. In 1907, the women held a Hunger March in New York to protest the dangerous working conditions and very long working hours. Free article
An Phoblacht Magazine
AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:
- Don't miss your chance to get the second edition of the 2019 magazine, published to coincide with Easter Week
- This special edition which focuses on Irish Unity, features articles by Pearse Doherty, Dr Thomas Paul and Martina Anderson.
- Pearse sets out the argument for an United Ireland Economy whilst Pat Sheehan makes the case for a universally free all-island health service.
- Other articles include, ‘Ceist teanga in Éirinn Aontaithe’, ‘Getting to a new Ireland’ and ‘Ireland 1918-22: The people’s revolution’.