J. V. Stalin

On the Tenth Anniversary of the
First Congress of Working Women
and Peasant Women 1

November, 1928

Source: Works, Vol. 11, January, 1928 to March, 1929
Publisher: Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow, 1954
Transcription/Markup: Salil Sen for MIA, 2008
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Fraternal greetings to the women workers and all women toilers of town and country!

I wish them success in the struggle for the abolition of exploitation, oppression, inequality, darkness and ignorance!

In a united front with all the working people and under the leadership of the working class, forward to the abolition of capitalism, the consolidation of the dictatorship of the proletariat, and the building of a new, socialist society!

J. Stalin

Pravda, No. 267 November 17, 1928


1. The First All-Russian Congress of Working Women and Peasant Women was convened by the Central Committee of the R.C.P.(B.) in Moscow, November 16-21, 1918, with the object of organising the political education of working women and peasant women and drawing them into active participation in socialist construction. The congress was attended by 1,147 delegates. On November 19 it was addressed by V. I. Lenin. (For the congress and its importance, see V. I. Lenin, Works, 4th Russ. ed., Vol. 28, pp. 160-62, and J. V. Stalin, Works, Vol. 5, pp. 356-59.)