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Alexandra Kollontai—a fighter from the struggle

Alexandra Kollontai—a fighter from the struggle Writings From The Struggle contains new translations of Alexandra Kollontai’s work. Isabel Ringrose looks at a revolutionary committed to liberation and socialism

Breaking up with marriage—why our relationships matter to our rulers

Breaking up with marriage—why our relationships matter to our rulers With a new law making divorce easier set to be passed in Britain this year, Sarah Bates asks why the people at the top of society still care about marriage

Little known stories of the women who led struggles

Little known stories of the women who led struggles New book Rebellious Daughters of History brings to light inspiring lives of women that fought for change

Protests continue in Poland as support swells for abortion rights fight

Protests continue in Poland as support swells for abortion rights fight The fight over abortion rights in Poland is continuing with renewed energy

Letters—Free period products provision in Scotland is a win for women

Letters—Free period products provision in Scotland is a win for women This week in Scotland marked a victory for grassroots campaigners who have fought a long battle for free and fair access to menstrual items.

Don’t miss this book about women’s liberation battles

Don’t miss this book about women’s liberation battles Misbehaving recounts the 1970 Miss World protest in the words of those who made it happen

Tories cannot be trusted with Covid-19 vaccines

16 November 2020
The government’s repeated Covid-19 failures ¬undermine efforts to contain it—and mean we should not trust the Tories with the hopes for a new vaccine.

Mary Wollstonecraft—fighting for women to be free

15 November 2020
The erection of a statue of Mary Wollstonecraft in north London has sparked controversy, Sarah Bates goes beyond the headlines to explore her life and legacy

Police sexism failed women killed by Peter Sutcliffe

14 November 2020
Mass murderer Peter Sutcliffe died in hospital while an inmate in Frankland prison in County Durham at 74 years old.

Fascist-led march in Poland is smallest in years as abortion protests continue

13 November 2020
For years, the 11 November march has attracted tens of thousands of people. But Wednesday saw only thousands on the streets of Warsaw—the smallest march in ten years.

Pro-choice protests transform Poland as state fails to slander the movement

01 November 2020
The mass pro-choice protests in Poland are growing. A march on Warsaw last Friday was 100,000-strong, according to organisers and the city council. People came from all over the country to demonstrate in the capital.

Pro-choice protests sweep through Poland

24 October 2020
An explosion of daily mass demonstrations for abortion rights has swept dozens of towns and cities across Poland. 

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti—Defying colonialism for women’s liberation

23 October 2020
British rulers of Nigeria had hoped that Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti could be an emblem of their “benevolent imperialism”.

New domestic abuse law won’t bring change without new cash

19 October 2020
The Domestic Abuse Bill currently going through parliament can’t solve the problem of victim’s housing—and that’s a huge problem, says Isabel Ringrose

Donald Trump’s four years of horror

05 October 2020
Isabel Ringrose looks at Donald Trump’s four years in the White House, and examines the way in which his every move has been met with a fight from below

Letters—Don’t let them copy Australia’s offshore detention centres 

04 October 2020
Home Secretary Priti Patel’s proposal to dump asylum seekers on the remote volcanic outcrop of Ascension Island is mimicking Australia’s racist refugee policy.

Women at risk in Trump’s migrant camps 

21 September 2020
Are women held in a US immigration detention centre in Georgia being forced to have unnecessary hysterectomies?

Sylvia Pankhurst - a rebel in the fight for votes

21 September 2020
Suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst is well known as a fighter for votes for women. But a new book describes how struggles turned her into a revolutionary

Attacks on women’s rights after death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg should be resisted on the streets

20 September 2020
The debate over who will replace United States Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg after her death on Friday has already begun

OnlyFans—another way to profit from our bodies

13 September 2020
Women posting explicit pictures are not being ‘liberated’—they are being pushed to provide whatever will sell the best, writes Sarah Bates

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