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DUP—Don’t Undertake Pact with these bigots

DUP—Don’t Undertake Pact with these bigots The bigots of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) tried to recall the Stormont Assembly in Northern Ireland for the first time in two and half years on Monday.

Northern Ireland abortion law changes are a victory—but the struggle goes on

Northern Ireland abortion law changes are a victory—but the struggle goes on abortion will be decriminalised in Northern Ireland on 21 October—if a devolved Northern Irish government does not meet before then.

The Testaments—a rich and complex sequel to The Handmaid's Tale

The Testaments—a rich and complex sequel to The Handmaids Tale This follow-up novel has been a long time coming. It’s grim, but also exciting and never straightforward

Letters—British Gas is driving down our wages to boost profits

Letters—British Gas is driving down our wages to boost profits I’m writing on behalf of my colleagues from British Gas. British Gas sells energy and mechanical services.

Thousands join protests in South Africa against violence towards women

Thousands join protests in South Africa against violence towards women Women say that the government does not keep them safe from rape and assault, and are demanding urgent action from the authorities

HRT: women’s inequality shapes how the menopause is treated

HRT: women’s inequality shapes how the menopause is treated Society’s structures—and sexism—mean women going through the menopause face many problems, including the side effects of HRT used to treat its symptoms, writes Sarah Bates

LETTERS - Robbed by pension change, but women are fighting back

29 July 2019
Many women are taking part in the “We paid in you pay out” campaign on Facebook and protests around the country.

Love Island—how our bodies are sold to us

23 July 2019
Capitalism robs us of our individuality and then attempts to sell a pale imitation of it back to us in a sick bid to profit off the insecurities class society produces, writes Sarah Bates

Alexandra Kollontai—fighting for liberation and freedom

02 July 2019
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

31 May 2019
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

28 May 2019
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

27 May 2019
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

16 April 2019
Cops face discipline charges after ignoring Shana Grice

Reports round up: Big protests for International Women's Day

12 March 2019
Newark strike to grind down bosses

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.

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