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7 April 2021
Over the last year, Covid-19 has magnified the vast deep-rooted inequalities in the capitalist system. One problem which has been felt most acutely by working women is that of childcare.
27 January 2021
Two teachers explain the ongoing struggles.
4 March 2020
Camden council cuts mean four nurseries will lose all their places for two, three and four year olds. Campaigners lobbied the Labour council against the £600,000 cut to the budget on 2 March.
2 May 2018
The 'fight for the five' campaign, which is trying to save the remaining local authority nurseries in Salford, took their battle to parliament on 25 April.
7 March 2018
After a huge public meeting of 250 angry parents and staff demanded that Salford council "fight for the five" remaining council-run nurseries, mayor Paul Dennett has agreed to do just that
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.
21 February 2018
Labour MP Rebecca Long-Bailey, mayor Paul Dennett and a few councillors tried to persuade the crowd they could be trusted to fight to save the nurseries, but were unable to convince them
29 March 2017
"Save our Nurseries!" This was the chant of local campaigners, mostly women and mothers, who lobbied a full council meeting in Tower Hamlets town hall, east London
1 March 2017
The 1917 Russian revolution was a momentous moment in working class history, in which women played a pivotal and active role
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.
10 December 2014
Tower Hamlets: Lutfur Rahman, mayor of Tower Hamlets in east London, proposed closing four local nurseries in September
6 February 2013
The recent proposals from Tory childcare minister Liz Truss to "cut red tape" and "map out the government's childcare aspirations" may sound good, but in reality will translate to a poorer service, job losses and an inevitable increase in child safety issues, writes John Cosgrove , Liverpool Socialist Party.
17 October 2012
Another protest was held on Wednesday 17th October at HMRC in Nottingham against the proposed closure of the workplace nurseries which many workers rely on...
10 October 2012
Following a month of solid and well-organised campaigning, two workplace nurseries in the revenue and customs civil service department (HMRC) have been saved from closure
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