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17 October 2018
On 8 March 2018 - International Women's Day - an unprecedented strike against sexism and women's oppression took place across the Spanish state. Libres y Combativas played a central role. Now, the campaign is building for a new student strike on 14 November. The Socialist spoke to Ana Garcia, an activist in Libres y Combativas
2 May 2018
Protests rocked Spain on 26 April and for a further two days following the sentencing of 'La Manada' - five men accused of raping an 18-year-old woman during the Pamplona bull-running festival in 2016.
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
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
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
31 May 2017
In Yorkshire, Socialist Party members have been organising with others under the banner of 'Women's Lives Matter'
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
14 September 2016
The new Tory benefit cap could force two thirds of refuges to close, leaving women fleeing violence with nowhere to go.
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
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.
3 June 2015
End violence against women: On 20 May, Jaffna in Sri Lanka came to a standstill, with shops being shut and black flags raised in memory of Vidya Sivaloganathan, the 17-year-old A-level student brutally gang raped and murdered
9 March 2015
'Power to the women' was the slogan of a lively, loud march through central London
17 July 2013
Under capitalism the stereotypical representations of women which abound in the media, advertising and general culture have their roots in the rise of class society, wrote Christine Thomas in her book 'It doesn't have to be like this: women and the struggle for socialism'
11 April 2013
A statement "Our movement must be a safe place for women" by two Unison activists has been posted online and has received the support of trade union activists, including leading figures
7 March 2013
The 'Slutwalk' protests have been an 'in your face' challenge to the reactionary idea that how women dress and behave can 'invite' rape, writes Eleanor Donne in this International Women's Day feature
22 August 2012
The horrific murder of Shafilia Ahmed by her parents will no doubt be exploited by the far right and used by the government to further their attacks on minority groups, writes Cathy Meadows.
9 June 2010
Comment: THE MURDER of three women in Bradford once again draws attention to the plight of women who take up prostitution, writes Jane James.
4 January 2007
Ipswich murders: OVER 200 people joined the Reclaim the Night candle-lit vigil, march and minute's silence in Ipswich on 29 December in memory of the five young Ipswich women who were recently murdered....
23 December 2006
THE DISCOVERY of the bodies of five young women in Ipswich, all brutally murdered, shocked and touched people all over the country...
6 November 2004
THE NATIONAL Assembly in Pakistan has passed a Bill on 'honour killings'. It declares that anyone committing such a crime will be guilty of "intentional murder". The government says that this Bill is an historic step forward in eliminating...
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