When the men kill, it is up to us women to fight for the preservation of life.
When the men are silent, it is our duty to raise our voices in behalf of our ideals.
The proletarian woman fights hand in hand with the man of her class against capitalist society.
The workers have nothing to gain from this war, but they stand to lose everything that is dear to them.
We are not making this demand for the sake of a principle, but in the interests of the proletarian class.
These interests of the workers, as the exploited and oppressed, class of society, are the same in all countries.
What made women's labour particularly attractive to the capitalists was not only its lower price but also the greater submissiveness of women.
When a battle for suffrage is conducted, it should only be conducted according to socialist principles, and therefore with the demand of universal suffrage for women and men.
Each reform, therefore, improving the economical and political situation of the workers proves to be an arm that increases the energy with which the proletarian struggle of classes is fought.
The machines, the modern mode of production, slowly undermined domestic production and not just for thousands but for millions of women the question arose: Where do we now find our livelihood?