Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
19 October 2016
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Stop racist 'Prevent' sureveillance; praise for John Pilger; posh dress price hypocrisy.
21 September 2016
Three in five young women aged 13 to 21 have faced some kind of sexual harassment at school or college in the last year. Tokenism at the top has gone together with retaining practices like sexist school and workplace dress codes.
31 August 2016
International outrage has resulted from the decision of over 20 town mayors in the south of France to ban from beaches the wearing of 'burkini' swimsuits, on the grounds of 'inciting terrorism' and 'threatening public safety'. Despite a court decree rejecting the ban as unconstitutional, the mayors say they will ignore the ruling. Judy Beishon reports on how the issue has become the focus of an ugly backlash to the recent terrorist attacks in France.
31 August 2016
New research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows women on average still earn 36% less a week than their male counterparts. This is despite more than four decades of equal pay rights being on the statute books.
18 May 2016
Nicola Thorp, a receptionist at accounting and consultancy giant PwC, has bravely spoken out after management sent her home without pay for refusing to wear high heels, writes Amelia Bartrip.
18 January 2007
THE VEIL controversy sparked by the comments of British ex-Foreign Minister and leader of House of Commons, Jack Straw, is not confined to the West but also affects countries with a majority Muslim population...
21 June 2003
THE NEWS that Wedgwood has decided to close two factories is a body blow for the workers of Stoke-on-Trent, writes Disgruntled Wedgwoods worker.
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