Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
22 August 2012
The political furore over the attempt by the British government to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden over allegations of sexual offences was ratcheted up after UK foreign secretary William Hague threatened to revoke the diplomatic status of Ecuador's embassy in London...
2 May 2012
Over 200 women and men demonstrated in Sheffield city centre on 28 April against sexism, especially in protest at the Con-Dem government and Labour council cuts to women's services in the city and nationally, writes Victoria Wainwright, Sheffield Socialist Party.
23 November 2011
It doesn't have to be like this!: On 30 November millions of workers will participate in what is likely to be the biggest coordinated strike action since the 1926 general strike, writes Eleanor Donne, Socialist Women steering committee.
15 June 2011
"Whatever we wear, wherever we go, yes means yes and no means no!" That was the call that rang out throughout London's 'Slutwalk' demonstration on 11 June, writes Claire Laker-Mansfield.
8 June 2011
"Yes means yes! No means no! Whatever we wear, wherever we go!" was the chant as women and men took to the streets of Newcastle on 4 June in a lively 'slutwalk' protest...
6 June 2011
About 250 angry women and men gathered in Cardiff to march against the myth that rape is caused by what women wear.
25 May 2011
Over recent weeks a number of issues have come up which highlight the degree of sexism women face, here and internationally, and the opposition to it
9 September 2009
THE FILM City of Life and Death depicts the Japanese Imperial army's infamous massacre of the Chinese city of Nanking in 1937, writes Rob Bishop.
25 October 2007
Forty years after the 1967 Abortion Act: This month marks the 40th anniversary of the 1967 Abortion Act. The reform was won by women who, increasingly confident as they became active in the workplace,...
22 March 2007
A successful Socialist Party women's day school took place last Saturday. Former health worker, Liz Cowell introduced a discussion on the maternity crisis...
1 March 2007
The pressures of life under capitalism, double standards which still leave women doing the vast majority of childcare and housework, and a lack of confidence are all barriers which women can face to joining the Socialist Part...
23 December 2006
THE DISCOVERY of the bodies of five young women in Ipswich, all brutally murdered, shocked and touched people all over the country...
28 April 2005
DESPITE ALL the claims of the present Musharraf regime, women are still facing a horrific situation in Pakistan...
7 March 2003
TO CELEBRATE International Women's Day (8 March), the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) - the socialist International which the Socialist Party in England and Wales is affiliated to - is organising a speaking tour by Titi Rasheed of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) in Nigeria.
19 July 2002
THE TRIAL of top snooker player Quinten Hann for rape, highlighted all the prejudices, backward attitudes and myths which still surround this issue, writes Christine Thomas.
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