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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?

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

Don’t let the Tories criminalise dissent

06 February 2018
Politicians and commentators have made sure they were seen to celebrate the Suffragettes and others who fought for the vote.

A Woman’s Place doesn’t seem to know its purpose

06 February 2018
This exhibition seems to pose a question in its title, but offers no clear answers or analysis.

Take on Donald Trump’s presidents club

30 January 2018
Sexist-in-chief Donald Trump has said “I’ll be there” for a state visit to Britain in October. He reneged on his promise to visit earlier this month amid fears of huge protests.

How struggle won women the vote

29 January 2018
A sea of suffragette colours will mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act. The Act gave some women in Britain the right to vote for the first time.

Doncaster protest defends woman who is fighting domestic violence service cuts

28 January 2018
Protesters gathered to defend South Yorkshire Women’s Aid and Louise Harrison.

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