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‘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

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?

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