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Lords back harassing peer

Lords back harassing peer Lord Lester, a former Liberal Democrat peer, has avoided immediate suspension from parliament over allegations of sexual harassment.

Why women workers are still fighting to win equal wages

Why women workers are still fighting to win equal wages A mass strike at Glasgow City Council last month exposed how women workers are still fighting for equality. Sarah Bates looks at how councils have got away with this for so long

Women workers are losing thousands of pounds in retirement, new figures show

Women workers are losing thousands of pounds in retirement, new figures show Women will receive thousands of pounds less a year in retirement – on top of facing a longer wait before they can claim their state pension.

Google staff stage walkouts to demand firm does more to tackle sexual misconduct

Google staff stage walkouts to demand firm does more to tackle sexual misconduct Workers at Google staged walkouts across the world from 11.10am on Thursday in protest at how the firm handles allegations of sexual misconduct.

The women that make Glasgow are striking back

The women that make Glasgow are striking back Working class women make Glasgow. That’s the message last week’s stunning 48-hour strike sent out as Glasgow City Council (GCC) services ground to a halt.

Abortion rights - defend a woman’s right to choose

Abortion rights - defend a woman’s right to choose Parliament was set to debate abortion law in Northern Ireland as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Don’t fall for right wing lies over abuse perpetrators

07 October 2018
The left should give no ground to argument that Asian men are more likely to be child abusers, argues Sadie Robinson

Brett Kavanaugh case sparks big protests across the US

02 October 2018
Action in solidarity with victims shows that people want to fight oppression, says Alistair Farrow

The Troublemaker - 60 percent of cops keep jobs in sexual harassment cases

04 September 2018
Some 96 cops were punished for sexual harassment in the last three years—but most kept their jobs.

New book remembers when women workers struck and won equal pay at Trico

18 August 2018
In 1976 a group of women workers struck for equal pay—and won. The 21-week walkout became the longest successful strike for equal pay in Britain. But many people have never heard of it.

Fertility firms harvest a profit misleading women

14 August 2018
A new study shows how the fertility industry charges inflated prices for egg freezing treatment—and manipulates success rates, reports Sarah Bates

Pressure mounts on disgraced Tory MP to quit over sexual harassment

17 July 2018
Former Tory minister Andrew Griffiths was desperately clinging on as an MP at the start of this week, despite growing calls for him to resign.

Womens’ marches show the mood to relax abortion laws in Northern Ireland

11 June 2018
Pressure is growing on politicians for reform of draconian abortion law in Northern Ireland, reports Sarah Bates

Protests outside parliament after MPs debate abortion law

05 June 2018
Activists protested outside parliament on Tuesday.

Northern Ireland—how Britain rules a last outpost of empire

04 June 2018
Why isn’t Northern Ireland in Ireland?

Victory for abortion rights in Ireland

26 May 2018
The result was conclusive. Over 66 percent voted Yes to repeal the anti-abortion clause in the constitution.

Getting the bigots on the back foot in Ireland

22 May 2018
Sinead is one of tens of thousands of women who have been forced to leave Ireland to access abortion services.

LETTERS: We need open borders not single market and ID cards

06 March 2018
Plus, food and capitalism, voting rights and sexism in the media

International Women’s Day is about liberation, not Theresa May’s platitudes

06 March 2018
Tens of thousands of women workers in Britain’s universities will be striking on International Women’s Day (IWD) this Thursday. It’s a very good way to mark a day that was set up to celebrate the struggle of working women.

Reviews round-up: The Land We Live In, The Land We Left Behind exhibition

27 February 2018
Plus British Socialism: The Grand Tour and WOW festival

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