06 March 2012
A celebration of International Women’s Day in February 1917 was the spark that ignited the Russian Revolution.
28 February 2012
There is a propaganda campaign underway over abortion access in Britain. Right wing bigots are trying to create the impression that the law is too liberal and access to abortion is too easy.
28 February 2012
Last week I argued that locating women’s oppression within the family and the rise of class society helps us to understand why it exists.
21 February 2012
The popular TV show Buffy the Vampire Slayer featured Buffy as the "Chosen One"—one girl chosen to fight vampires. Now the Chosen One is exercising her right to choose abortion.
20 January 2012
A 100-strong protest at parliament turned into a celebration this morning, Friday, after Tory MP Nadine Dorries withdrew her abstinence bill.
17 January 2012
Tory MP Nadine Dorries’s private members’ bill on sex education was due to have its second reading this Friday.
10 January 2012
An important discussion took place about women’s oppression. Delegates discussed the fight against sexism. They also wanted to ensure that women were leading within the party.
13 December 2011
Up to 100 activists took to the streets outside Harley Medical Group in London on Saturday of last week.
11 October 2011
Almost a million women will begin voting in the Unison union’s huge strike ballot this week. They are part of a growing army of women workers who are getting ready to take on the Tories.
13 September 2011
Tory MP Nadine Dorries’ attempt to push back abortion rights was decisively defeated in parliament last week.
06 September 2011
The attempt by Tory MP Nadine Dorries to attack women’s abortion rights was due to be voted on in parliament on Wednesday of this week.
30 August 2011
The Tories have announced a major attack on abortion rights, and they want to drive it through regardless of whether they win a vote in parliament or not.
12 July 2011
Up to 300 people protested outside parliament, last Saturday defending a woman’s right to free, safe, on-demand access to abortion.
05 July 2011
Alleged rapist and former International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released from house arrest last week.
28 June 2011
Anti-abortion campaigners are looking to curtail women’s rights to choose with a back door manoeuvre.
14 June 2011
The chant "Whatever we wear, wherever we go—yes means yes, and no means no!" echoed through the streets of central London last Saturday.
07 June 2011
Around 200 women, men and children joined the Cardiff Slutwalk last Saturday.
07 June 2011
The world can be a bad place to be a woman. Women make up a staggering 70 percent of the world’s poor. Being female shapes every aspect of women’s lives—from things like work, housing, health and education to our most intimate relationships.
31 May 2011
The Tories have invited Life—a group opposed to all abortions and contraception education—to advise the government on sexual health.
24 May 2011
Justice secretary Ken Clarke’s comments about rape rightly caused an outcry last week.