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11 July 2018
After it was reported that services protecting women against domestic violence in Leeds have been cut by 59%, we helped call a public meeting to launch 'Women's Lives Matter' in Leeds.
27 June 2018
Women's services, especially for those fleeing domestic violence, are under enormous threat from Tory and Blairite austerity - Socialist Party members share the lessons from campaigns to defend services in Doncaster and Derby
11 April 2018
On 8 April around 20 members of the Socialist Party who are involved or want to be involved in fighting the attacks on women's and domestic violence services met up to discuss the next steps for this struggle
14 March 2018
The Socialist Inbox: International Women's Day letters to the Socialist's editors.
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
Women's oppression is far from beaten. The headlines can often seem grim. But, following in the footsteps of generations of women and workers before, the struggle for women's liberation is alive and well.
28 February 2018
International Women's Day - 8 March 2018: We fight for a world free of inequality and sexism
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'
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