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Alexandra Kollontai—fighting for liberation and freedom

Alexandra Kollontai—fighting for liberation and freedom This new Rebel’s Guide is a critical tool for understanding the struggle today, argues Gabby Thorpe

Equal pay victory in Glasgow shows the power of workers

Equal pay victory in Glasgow shows the power of workers Over a decade of resistance in Scotland has won equal pay settlements for 14,000 mainly women council workers—and their walkouts were key to the result, writes Sarah Bates

Untold voices from struggle for women’s suffrage in US

Untold voices from struggle for women’s suffrage in US A new book about the fight by women to get the vote in the US focuses on voices which are too often left out of mainstream histories, writes?Jan Nielsen

Six reasons to march against Trump

Six reasons to march against Trump The world’s most infamous racist, sexist climate denier is heading to Britain next month. Alistair Farrow looks at the impact of US president Donald Trump’s nasty policies in the US—and explains why you should join protests against him

Cops face discipline charges after ignoring Shana Grice

Cops face discipline charges after ignoring Shana Grice Cops face discipline charges after ignoring Shana Grice

Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez looks at how sexism in society kills women

12 March 2019
Sexism pervades every level of society throughout the world—home, work, public spaces, transport, health care and leisure

Millions join International Women’s Day strikes in Spain

08 March 2019
Women struck across the Spanish state on Friday, International Women’s Day, in a howl of rage against oppression.

‘Triple whammy’ of Tory cuts has hit working class women

07 March 2019
Heather Wakefield, author of a new report, said, “Austerity is shrinking women’s lives.”

A documentary that exposes horrors of domestic abuse in Tory Britain

05 March 2019
This Dispatches documentary is a gruelling look at a refuge for women fleeing domestic abuse.

‘We have millions of reasons to protest’ on International Women’s Day

01 March 2019
On International Women's Day, 8 March, mass protests and strikes are planned in some countries. Sadie Robinson spoke to some of the activists involved.

NHS checks mean women denied access to abortions

19 February 2019
The Tories have been forced to admit that migrants were wrongly denied NHS treatment because of racist health charges.

Honest and all-too-possible story of abusive relationship

01 January 2019
An Impossible Love is a challenging and believable portrayal of a woman’s life torn apart in slow motion by an abusive partner, writes?Sadie Robinson

Lords back harassing peer

20 November 2018
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

05 November 2018
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

03 November 2018
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

01 November 2018
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

26 October 2018
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

23 October 2018
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

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