• The status of women up to now has been compared to that of a slave; women have been tied to the home, and only socialism can save them from this. They will only be completely emancipated when we change from small-scale individual farming to collective farming and collective working of the land.

    "First All-Russia Congress of Working Women". Speech on November 19, 1918, published on Pravda No. 253, November 22, 1918. Collected Works, Volume 28, pages 180-182,
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