Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
24 January 2018
Louise Harrison, now ex-staff member of South Yorkshire Women's Aid, was dismissed from her job on 19 January by a trustee vote of three to one not to renew her contract.
22 November 2017
A spirited and determined 'Reclaim the Night' march, organised by and for women, wound its way through the Saturday night revelry of Nottingham city centre
4 October 2017
Leeds Socialist Students and affiliated groups came together to mark International Safe Abortion Day on 28 September
30 August 2017
'Women's Lives Matter' campaigners took to the streets of Doncaster to defend the last Women's Aid in south Yorkshire
17 August 2017
Derby Women's Centre has been supporting women at the most vulnerable point in their lives
31 May 2017
In Yorkshire, Socialist Party members have been organising with others under the banner of 'Women's Lives Matter'
12 April 2017
Changes to child tax credits and the 'Universal Credit' benefit system will mean that people making a new claim from 6 April will have the number of children they can claim for capped at two. One exception to this is if the third child was born as a result of what the government calls "non-consensual conception."
18 January 2017
The election of Donald Trump is a call to action for women. His glorification of sexual assault is an insult to the courageous struggles over the last years to combat violence against women
30 November 2016
After my mum's first abusive partner, we had to move. But before you are eligible for council housing you have to be living within the region of a local authority for some time. For domestic violence victims this is a dangerous rule.
16 November 2016
Top judges have ruled against part of the Tories' hated 'bedroom tax' benefit cap.
14 September 2016
The new Tory benefit cap could force two thirds of refuges to close, leaving women fleeing violence with nowhere to go.
22 June 2016
Pride month 2016 comes at a time of increased attacks on LGBT people - not least the horrific massacre in Orlando
15 April 2016
With the imminent closure of Doncaster Women's Aid, some women are 'fighting for their lives'
23 March 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Rape, women and victim blaming; McDonnell boosts Blairite mayor; healthcare insurance headache; errors of the pro-EU left; global economy gripes.
2 March 2016
"Two women a week are murdered by a partner. My job is to prevent that."
2 March 2016
Confusion, soul-searching and outright horror. These words could accurately describe the response of the establishment press and political figures, world over, to the growing support for Bernie Sanders
10 February 2016
Anti-sexism campaigners have humiliated "pro-rape" activist Roosh V. Over 40 turned out to protest against rape culture in Cardiff.
10 February 2016
On 28 January Portsmouth TUSC organised a public meeting on how to oppose the city council's cuts by putting forward an alternative no-cuts budget.
13 January 2016
On 9 January around 40 members from across the country travelled to London to attend the Socialist Party's annual national women's meeting.
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.
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