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Childcare system leaves parents broke and angry

Childcare system leaves parents broke and angry With costs on the rise Sam Ord talks to mothers who struggle to work because of a lack of good quality, affordable and flexible childcare options

Liverpool students drive off anti-abortion bigots

Liverpool students drive off anti-abortion bigots Anti-abortion bigots were met by an angry and sizeable counterprotest when they showed up at the University of Liverpool last Friday.

SWP replies to Woman’s Place UK

SWP replies to Woman’s Place UK The Socialist Workers Party has responded to criticism from Woman’s Place UK (WPUK) over a recent protest

An abusive police officer is allowed to keep name secret

An abusive police officer is allowed to keep name secret A male police officer who harassed a female domestic abuse victim has been granted lifelong anonymity to “protect his welfare”.

Letters—Tories’ £20 a week cut means that a woman risks her safety

Letters—Tories’ £20 a week cut means that a woman risks her safety As chancellor Rishi Sunak was considering his budget I was dealing with a case that should bring home the poverty the Tories should be addressing.

Workers are demanding improved menopause policy

Workers are demanding improved menopause policy Women often feel alone and ignored in their workplaces but now some trade unions are fighting back. Isabel Ringrose talks to workers about what could be done

Letters—‘Blackfishing’ debate exposes racism in the music industry

18 October 2021
This week social media was set ablaze after pop artist Jesy Nelson released her new solo track Bad Boys featuring Nicki Minaj.

Does criminalising hatred strike a blow to oppression?

18 October 2021
Racists, sexists and homophobes have to be challenged, but the state won’t help us

Capitalism leaves no safe spaces for women

08 October 2021
Will safe spaces protect women? It’s an argument that has arisen once again after the murder of Sarah Everard by Met police officer Wayne Couzens.

London’s top cop must go after new insult to women

04 October 2021
Since Metropolitan police officer Wayne Couzens was sentenced for the murder of Sarah Everard, cops have given women ­disgraceful “advice” on how to stay safe.

Marches for abortion rights in the US, and solidarity in Britain

02 October 2021
Tens of thousands of pro-choice activists were set to join 660 separate mobilisations across the US on Saturday.

Sarah Everard case shows deep sexism in the cops

01 October 2021
Sarah Everard’s murderer was known—and ignored—as a danger to women

Join pro-choice march on US embassy in London

28 September 2021
Supporters of a woman’s right to choose on abortion will demonstrate this Saturday in solidarity with protesters in the US opposing vicious attacks on abortion rights in Texas and other states.

Letters—Starmer will snatch influence away from Labour members

27 September 2021
 

Hundreds join vigils after murder of Sabina Nessa

24 September 2021
Up to 1,000 people joined a vigil in south east London on Friday night after teacher Sabina Nessa was killed last week.

Letters—Unions should boost climate fight, not back nuclear power

20 September 2021
​​​​​​​I believe the NEU union was wrong to support the GMB’s motion on climate change at this years TUC congress.

Film asks if after trauma, can building a house help rebuild your life?

14 September 2021
The film Herself tries to balance between a tale of abuse and an uplifting story of overcoming the odds. Most of the time it does it well, writes Sarah Bates

High costs force low paid parents to cut back on food to afford childcare

14 September 2021
A survey of more than 20,000 working parents has concluded that the government’s childcare policies are grossly inadequate.

Why the US right attack abortion

11 September 2021
Abortion rights have been hard fought for in the US. Now some of these rights are under ferocious assault. Isabel Ringrose explores a history of resistance and shows why the right’s view on abortion is complicated

Fury as Texas bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy

01 September 2021
This assault on women's rights is part of a sustained attack across large parts of the United States

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