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Divorce this sexist system

28 March 2017
Two court rulings have trapped a woman in a “desperately unhappy” marriage after refusing to let her divorce her husband.

Anti-sexist action fuels the fight back against Trump

14 March 2017
Activists tell Socialist Worker how International Women’s Day became a focus for the movement in the US with massive numbers of women taking to the streets

Thousands march in Ireland demanding an end to deadly anti-abortion law

14 March 2017
Thousands took to the streets in Ireland on International Women's Day to demand a repeal of the 8th Amendment which makes abortion illegal in Ireland

Big protests in Ireland, the US and across the world mark International Women's Day

14 March 2017
Protests for abortion rights and against sexist governments took place across the world to mark International Women’s Day

Defend women's right to choose

07 March 2017
The Daily Mail newspaper launched an attack on abortion rights this week. Its front page on Monday raged against Marie Stopes charity doctors for approving abortions “for women they have never even met”.

Hidden Figures offers a high hope that the sky is the limit

28 February 2017
Against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement, three women in the US space programme defy bigotry in this beautiful film, writes?Saba Shiraz

Attacks on abortion in the US meet resistance

14 February 2017
Activists are fighting Donald Trump’s new attacks on abortion rights, writes Eleanor Claxton-Mayer

How do we beat Trump?

31 January 2017
After huge protests against Donald Trump, activists from across the United States told Socialist Worker about how they’re organising to bring down the monster in the White House

Women’s Marches showed we can resist the right and fight for a radically different world

24 January 2017
The Women’s Marches last Saturday were a brilliant boost to everyone struggling for a better world.

Resistance fills streets of London as 100,000 join Women's March

24 January 2017
Around 100,000 people joined the Women’s March in London last Saturday, rejecting Donald Trump and the bigotry he represents and thrives on.

Millions worldwide reject Trump’s sexist bigotry

24 January 2017
Over 5 million people globally marched for women’s rights and against Donald Trump last Saturday, according to the official Women’s March organisers.

Weekend of protests against Donald Trump hits London

22 January 2017
Video report from protests organised by Stand Up To Racism and Women's March on London at Donald Trump's inauguration as US president.

Eyewitness report from the Women's March in Washington

21 January 2017
The streets of Washington DC were rammed full today, Saturday, in an inspiring show of strength against US president Donald Trump.

100,000 join Women's March in London

21 January 2017
Tens of thousands of people joined the Women's March from the US embassy in Grosvenor Square to Trafalgar Square in London today, Saturday. They were rejecting Donald Trump and the bigotry he represents and thrives on.

Anti-choice bigots launch new attack on abortion rights after Trump's election

13 December 2016
We are already feeling the effect of Donald Trump’s election in the US. The war on women’s rights has started.

‘Red Ellen’ Wilkinson - How a radical campaigner was limited by Labour

01 November 2016
A new biography of MP and campaigner Ellen Wilkinson documents her fight for radical change—and how a commitment to parliament scuppered it, writes Nick Clark

How do bosses still dare to pay women lower wages?

01 November 2016
The resilience of the gender pay gap is nothing to celebrate, Sadie Robinson argues—and the reasons tell us something about how the system uses sexism

Ched Evans retrial - process will discourage women from reporting rape

18 October 2016
Footballer Ched Evans was found not guilty of rape last week, following a retrial after his conviction for rape in 2012.

The system needs sexism—fight to get rid of it

13 September 2016
Two reports this week showed how girls and young women are being failed by the system.

Activists push to turn the tide against ‘burkini’ ban

30 August 2016
The Collective Against Islamophobia in France (CCIF) is campaigning to overturn the bans.

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