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30 May 2018
On 25 May, Irish citizens voted decisively to repeal the 8th Amendment, a resounding rejection of the abortion ban and misogynistic ideas about women and our bodies. The Yes vote won a landslide 66% and in all but one county.
28 March 2018
50th anniversary of the assassination of MLK jnr in Memphis: This year marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King junior, who was shot and killed on 4 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee, while supporting striking sanitation workers, writes April Ashley, Unison national executive council, black members rep (female) (personal capacity).
14 March 2018
The 8 March feminist strike in the Spanish state was unprecedented. Never has there been such a deep and massive mobilisation against the oppression of working class women
7 March 2018
International Women's Day:
When the twenty first century dawned, young women in the US and much of Europe were being told that equality was within their grasp.
7 March 2018
A special International Women's Day collection of letters to the Socialist's editors.
31 January 2018
It is 100 years since the first women in the UK won the right to vote in parliamentary elections. It took years of struggle and the largest mobilisation of women in Britain's history to achieve this partial victory.
24 January 2018
Israel/Palestine: Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi and her 21-year-old cousin, Nur Tamimi, were arrested during a military raid on their house in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on the night of 19 December.
17 January 2018
A great opportunity for socialist women from all over the country to share views and experiences, build political confidence and explore issues of particular relevance to women
10 January 2018
Sudden large scale nationwide protests have shaken Iran. Sections of the population have shown utter defiance of the regime. Young people in particular, facing unemployment estimated at between 25% and 40%, have been to the fore.
10 January 2018
Photography: No Fear: I've been trying to capture experiences - of the endemic, systematic sexual harassment and assault of women - in a photography project titled No Fear.
6 December 2017
Interviews with socialist women from Mexico, Belgium, Ireland and Brazil
8 November 2017
Rotten establishment must go: Revelations could still trigger the collapse of this weak Tory government - and as we predicted, they affect all the major parties
24 October 2017
The dramatic events that have shaken Catalonia and the Spanish state have national and international implications, writes Socialists must back Catalan struggle for self-determination.
18 October 2017
The centenary of the Russian revolution has led to an outpouring of bile - not mainly aimed at the February revolution, but at October
11 October 2017
When the government announced a new website to show the widespread racial inequality in Britain, many will have viewed it as a sick Black History Month joke
4 October 2017
Having alienated most of the US population (and the world) with his vile, bigoted and threatening comments, US billionaire president Donald Trump has now railed against North American football players
20 September 2017
Non-fiction - Bitch Doctrine: Laurie Penny's latest work is clearly anticapitalist, but reflects the defeatism of much of the left in Britain and the US today
13 September 2017
Fighting racism means fighting capitalism: David Lammy's report highlights the oppression faced by black and Asian people without addressing its key causes
6 July 2017
When the Soviet Criminal Code was established in 1922, male homosexuality was not included as a criminal act
5 July 2017
Thursday 29 June 2017 saw a significant step forward for women in Northern Ireland (NI). Funding to cover the financial costs for them to access abortions in England was pledged by the Tory minority government
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