Women's Revolutionary Law

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Women's Revolutionary Law

In their just fight for the liberation of our people, the EZLN
incorporates women in the revolutionary struggle regardless of
about their race, creed, color or political affiliation, requiring
only that they meet the demands of the exploited people and that
they commit to the laws and regulations of the revolution.  As well
as, taking account of the situtation of the woman worker in Mexico,
the revolution incorporates their just demands of equality and
justice in the following Women's Revolutionary Law.

First--Women, regardless of their race, creed, color or political
affiliation, have the right to participate in the revolutionary
struggle in any way that their desire and capacity determine.

Second--Women have the right to work and receive a just salary.

Third--Women have the right to decide the number of children they
have and care for.

Fourth--Women have the right to participate in the matters of the
community and have charge if they are free and democratically

Fifth--Women and their children have the right to Primary Attention
in their health and nutrition.

Sixth--Women have the right to education.

Seventh--Women have the right to choose their partner and are not
obliged to enter into marriage.

Eighth--Women have the right to be free of violence from both
relatives and stragners.  Rape and attempted rape will be severely

Ninth--Women will be able to occupy positions of leadership in the
organization and hold military ranks in the revolutionary armed

Tenth--Women will have all the rights and obligations which the
revolutionary laws and regulations give.
translated by Matt Miscreant
Love and Rage New York News Bureau
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