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Group 8 (Sweden)

Group 8 (in pornography. Initially the organization was based in Stockholm, but later local groups were founded throughout the country. At most around 30 local units existed. The local units were organizationally independent.

In 1971, the group relaunched the 8 March International Women's Day manifestations and also started publishing Kvinnobulletinen. In 1973 a section that felt that more emphasis needed to be given to the class struggle broke away and formed Women of Labour (Arbetets kvinnor).

Grupp 8 was later dissolved, but made a significant impact in the public debate in Sweden and has inspired later movements of Swedish feminists. Kvinnobulletinen ceased publication in 1996.

Although Group 8 later dissolved, during the 1990's previous Group 8 members threatened to create a separate feminist party in the ones currently existing did not work harder for gender equality.[1]


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