Council, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 August 2012

List of Participants

Socialist International Women Pia Locatelli
  Marlène Haas

Full member organisations

Women's Secretariat Clori Yelici
Socialist Party, PS  
Austrian Social Democratic Women Barbara Prammer
Social Democratic Party of Austria, SPÖ Gabriele Heinisch-Hosek
  Maria Jonas
  Katrin Hellwagner
Women's Forum Nermina Zaimovic-Uzunovic
Social Democratic Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina, SDP BiH Nina Karadjinovic
Labour Women Action, AMT Miguelina Vecchio
Democratic Labour Party, PDT  
Social Democratic Women's Confederation Svetlina Yolcheva
Bulgarian Social Democrats  
Union of Socialist Women for Parity and Solidarity Deniza Slateva
Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP Nevena Aleksieva
Social Democratic Front, SDF Chantal Kambiwa
Liberal Party of Colombia, PLC Ivonne González Rodriguez
Social Democratic Women's Forum Karolina Leakovic
Social Democratic Party, SDP  
Socialist Women's Movement Roulla Mavronikola
Movement of Social Democrats, EDEK  
Commission for Equality Kirsten Johannsen
Social Democratic Party  
Dominican Federeration of Social Democratic Women, FEDOMUSDE Janet Camilo
Dominican Revolutionary Party, PRD  
Social Democratic Women in Finland Merja-Hannele Vuohelainen
Finnish Social Democratic Party, SDP  
Federation of Social Democratic Women, ASF  Elke Ferner
Social Democratic Party of Germany, SPD  
Women's Department Antigoni Karali-Dimitriadi
Panhellenic Socialist Movement, PASOK  
Union of Haitian Social Democrats Jessie Ewald Benoit
Women's Section Zita Gurmai
Hungarian Socialist Party, MSzP  
Forum for Gender Equality Ester Levanon-Murdoch
Meretz Party  
National Women's Organisation, ONMPRI Diva Hadamira Gastélum Bajo
Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI Tatiana Telles Calderón
National Secretariat for Women Ouafa Hajji
Socialist Union of Popular Forces, USFP Khadija Qariani
  Rhizlaine Benachir
  Khaoula Lachguar
Women in the PvdA Kirsten Meijer
Labour Party, PvdA Marije Laffeber
Women's Commission Margarita Zapata
Sandinista National Liberation Front, FSLN  
Tarayya Women's Organisation, OFT  Ousséini Hadizatou Yacouba 
Party for Democracy and Socialism of Niger, PNDS  Diarra Fatimata Ly 
  Béty Aichatou 
  Tiémoko Aminata
Women's Network  Lisse Christofffersen
Norwegian Labour Party, DNA  
ANC Women's League Sisisi Tolashe
African National Congress, ANC Mpai Mogorosi
  Yatima Nahara
Secretariat for Equality Purificación Causapié
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, PSOE  
Social Democratic Women of Switzerland Barbara Berger
Social Democratic Party of Switzerland, SP/PS  
Women's Branch Hilal Dokuzcan
Republican People's Party, CHP Nurlu Erkan
  Gökce Piskin
  Zulal Atalay
Feminist Commission Maria Svart
Democratic Socialist of America, DSA  
SIW Secretariat
  Janice Flower
  Valerie Pierres




Statement on Turkey's Withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention

22 March 2021

The Socialist International Women are very sorry to receive the news of Turkey’s decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention determined by the President's decree on March 20, 2021...

Effective Participation and Decision-Making in Public Life - Key to Achieving Gender Equality

16 March 2021

65th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), United Nations, New York, from 15 to 26 March 2021

Virtual Parallel Event hosted by the Socialist International Women (SIW)

International Women's Day Declaration

08 March 2021

Socialist International Women (SIW) warmly applauds this year’s International Women’s Day theme of “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.”...

Season's Greeting!

December 2020

Wishing peace and equality for 2021

SIW Executive Meeting

18 December 2020

COVID-19 and the Impact this is Having on Women and Gender Equality in the Different Regions

Declaration on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November 2020

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is a powerful call to stand in solidarity with all women and girls worldwide...

Message of Support for Turkey and Greece Following 30th October Earthquake

October 2020

The Socialist International Women offers its sincere condolences to Turkey and Greece following the devastating earthquake under the Aegean Sea on 30th October 2020...

Message of Solidarity with all Women and Girls Worldwide during the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 2020

The Socialist International Women stands in firm solidarity with all women and girls worldwide during this deeply painful, devastating period of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Declaration on Israel and Palestine

June 2020

Socialist International Women (SIW) is extremely concerned with the announcement of Israel’s plan to annex large and vital parts of Palestinian territory with the support of the Trump administration...

Statement on COVID-19

April 2020

In this time of acute crisis our global solidarity, humanity and cooperation are more important now than they have ever been...


The First Hundred Years

A Short History of Socialist International Women

By Irmtraut Karlsson

This book tells the history of the first one hundred years of the Socialist International Women