Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
6 July 2017
When the Soviet Criminal Code was established in 1922, male homosexuality was not included as a criminal act
31 May 2017
In Yorkshire, Socialist Party members have been organising with others under the banner of 'Women's Lives Matter'
19 April 2017
The prospect of explaining this inhumane process to women who have already experienced horrific trauma is unacceptable
12 April 2017
Changes to child tax credits and the 'Universal Credit' benefit system will mean that people making a new claim from 6 April will have the number of children they can claim for capped at two. One exception to this is if the third child was born as a result of what the government calls "non-consensual conception."
1 March 2017
Fighting for liberation and socialism: Women are on the move - against Donald Trump in the US, and attacks on reproductive rights in Ireland and Poland
30 November 2016
Fifty determined women and men marched through Leicester on 24 November as part of international action in support of the 'Reclaim the Night' campaign.
23 November 2016
The Irish government has refused to give a second reading to a bill for a repeal referendum on restrictions to women's abortion rights. There has been a clear development of a pro-choice sentiment within society. This shows the need to develop the struggle outside parliament.
26 October 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors including the Ched Evans case, Marmite brexit, NHS 'savings' and homelessness.
23 March 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Rape, women and victim blaming; McDonnell boosts Blairite mayor; healthcare insurance headache; errors of the pro-EU left; global economy gripes.
10 February 2016
Anti-sexism campaigners have humiliated "pro-rape" activist Roosh V. Over 40 turned out to protest against rape culture in Cardiff.
13 January 2016
The shocking attacks on scores of women in Cologne, where up to 1,000 North African or 'Arab-looking' men were said to be on the rampage, brought the inevitable baying from the far right and a backlash from the establishment media and politicians.
9 December 2015
On 30 November, in a landmark case, Belfast High Court ruled that Northern Ireland's archaic abortion laws contravene human rights and that terminations should be permitted in cases of fatal foetal abnormality and where pregnancy is the result of sexual crime.
2 December 2015
It's hard to believe that in the 1990s, articles were appearing asking: "Is the future female?" and "Are we witnessing a genderquake?" Women are still a long way from being liberated.
8 July 2015
The news that allegations of child sexual abuse committed by Lord Greville Janner are to be heard in court is to be welcomed.
25 March 2015
Katrine Williams of Cardiff Socialist Party reviews BBC TV's 'Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power'
18 March 2015
Review: India's daughter: Isai Priya, a Tamil activist and Socialist Party member, reviews BBC documentary India's Daughter
26 November 2014
Misogynist comedian Dapper Laughs was recently set to tour the whole UK, performing in Glasgow, London, and among other places, Leeds
10 September 2014
The recent horrific report on the cover up of large scale child sexual abuse in Rotherham was analysed in the last issue of the Socialist (issue 823). The week we have a powerful view written from personal experience.
3 September 2014
There has been widespread revulsion and outrage at the findings of the report by Professor Alexis Jay into the horrendous abuse of children and young people in Rotherham, published on 26 August
30 October 2013
Miley Cyrus' Wrecking Ball video and appearance at the Video Music Awards, created a flurry of opinion, writes Becci Heagney.
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