Mujeres Libres

The question of feminism - Lucia Sanchez Saornil

Lucia Sanchez Saornil

Excerpts from a long article by Spanish anarchist Lucia Sanchez Saornil on women's liberation and the sexist attitudes of men in the Spanish anarchist movement.

Free women of Spain - Martha A. Ackelsberg

Martha A. Ackelsberg's book on the free women of Spain, the Mujeres Libres.

Organizing women: first steps - Martha A. Ackelsberg

An excerpt from Martha A. Ackelsberg's Free Women of Spain: anarchism and the struggle for the emancipation of women about women's struggle for autonomy within the CNT.

“Separate and equal”?: Mujeres Libres and anarchist strategy for women's emancipation

Mujeres Libres

A history of the Mujeres Libres, a women's anarchist organisation founded in Spain, May 1936, which aimed to end the “triple enslavement of women, to ignorance, to capital, and to men.”

Women in the Spanish revolution - Solidarity

Liz Willis writes on the conditions and role of women in and around the Spanish Civil War and revolution of 1936-1939.

Federn, Marietta aka Etta 1883- 1951

Etta Federn

A short biography of Etta Federn, Austrian litterateur, anarchist and educationalist.

Estorach, Soledad, 1915-1993

A short biography of Soledad Estorach, one of the most dynamic founders and activists of Mujeres Libres.

Carpena, Pepita, 1919-2005

Pepita Carpena

A biography of veteran Spanish anarchist and women's liberationist Pepita Carpena.