Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
10 December 2012
On 5 and 6 January a Socialist Party national women's meeting will take place. In the lead up to this two regions of the Socialist Party report on similar meetings they have organised
3 October 2012
'Why should feminists be socialists?' This and the new campaign Rape Is No Joke were the subjects of discussion at a meeting called by the Socialist Party and Socialist Students on 29 September, writes Jane James.
26 September 2012
"No sexual abuse! No excuse! No domestic abuse! No excuse!" was one of the chants on the lively and colourful Slutwalk London demo on Saturday
19 September 2012
Like most young women I was shocked by reports of misogyny and rape jokes at the Edinburgh festival. That some comedians laugh about sexual violence is utterly disgraceful.
19 September 2012
A National Union of Students (NUS) 'Hidden Marks' survey showed that one in seven female students had been the victim of serious sexual assault or serious physical violence while at university or college
12 September 2012
The 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games showed women's sport at its best. For Britain, there were stunning performances from Jess Ennis, Eleanor Summers and many others...
22 August 2012
The horrific murder of Shafilia Ahmed by her parents will no doubt be exploited by the far right and used by the government to further their attacks on minority groups, writes Cathy Meadows.
6 June 2012
Seventy men and women of all ages took part in the second annual Newcastle SlutWalk on 2 June, writes Lizi Gray
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.
7 March 2012
Women, capitalism and the cuts: International Women's Day 2012 falls against the backdrop of ever more cuts being imposed by the coalition, writes Alicia Blackett.
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...
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
15 September 2010
Christine Thomas, author of the new book 'It doesn't have to be like this - Women and the Struggle for Socialism' spoke to Sarah Wrack about why such a book was necessary.
Christine was the Socialist Party's national women's organiser from 1994 to 2006. She has written extensively on the question of women's oppression for the Socialist newspaper and the Socialist Party's theoretical magazine Socialism Today.
8 July 2009
Sir Stuart Rose, executive chair of Marks and Spencer proclaimed in the Observer recently that women have got "more equality than you ever can deal with".
Eleanor Donne looks at the reality women face in Britain and asks: Have women really 'made it'? Do we now live in a 'post feminist' society and what are the roots of women's oppression?
13 March 2004
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