I am a white, middle-class British woman, and my privilege is sticking right out as I write this. However, I wish to highlight that even for someone of my privileged status, feminismâ€™s work is not yet done. On International Womenâ€™s Day, I send solidarity to my sisters all over the world. I will fight […]
ByÂ Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah / @nas009
Feminists have taken the struggle to the cyber domain, and are active in blogs,Â social networking spaces, and a variety of list serves. The blog that I curate, www.adventuresfrom.com is an example of one such space where AfricanÂ women discuss a core feminist issue â€“ sexuality. In my personal experience,Â there are very few […]
TAKE ACTION NOW! PleaseÂ write to your MPÂ and urge them to vote against the proposals. You can also come toÂ the protest happening on 20 January outside Parliament, which the BHA and other groups are supporting.
Tomorrow, Â 20 January, Nadine Dorries’ proposed Sex Education (Required Content) Bill, which seeks to secure abstinence education for girls only, is due […]
Friday 23rd December, 6am onwards
London EC2V 7HH
Cleaners staging sit in at Corporation of Londonâ€™s Guildhall over abuse of women!
Cleaners are staging a sit-in at the Corporation of Londonâ€™s Guildhall in protest at the inadequate response of their employer, the contractor Sodexo over the abusive treatment of women employees.
South Africa, the home of the two “global elders”, Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Since Mandela’s Presidency, it has been affectionately dubbed the Rainbow Nation, and changed from a pariah state which suffered the most effective academic, economic and cultural global boycott in history to now being the host of the first FIFA World […]Read more →
From the International Collective of Prostitutes
A malicious prosecution with a happy ending.
On Thursday 29 April, in Luton Crown Court, Claire Finch was found NOT GUILTY of a criminal charge of keeping a brothel. Â The jury,Â in line with public opinion,Â refused to criminalise Ms Finch for working together with friends from her own home for safety.Â Ms […]
Organised byÂ Feminist Fightback. Sunday 2nd May, 2pm-6pm, Marchmont Community Centre, 62 Marchmont St, London WC1N 1AB
In 1970 hundreds of women gathered for a free conference at Ruskin College that would launch the Second Wave of feminism. As men provided the childcare, women discussed and debated ideas and experiences, and identified what the aims of the […]
As part of our special on International Women’s Month, TMP commissioned a feminist writer and campaigner to produce their perspectives on the progress that Feminism has made in the last decade. This article ranges from asylum seekers to the demonisation of female MPs, and hopefully will kick start a debate about the way forward.Read more →
What started out as just another workplace dispute inside one London office for Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) now has escalated into an international campaign led by migrant workers spanning 3 continents to picket UBSâ€™ offices in Zurich, New York, Buenos Aires, Kyiv and other countries.Read more →
Since 5 February, women in Yarlâ€™s Wood Immigration Removal Centre (Bedfordshire) have been on hunger strike. They are protesting indefinite detention, lack of medical care and legal representation, and inadequate time and help with their legal claim. On top of this, they have suffered racist abuse and other violence from private agency staff. Many are mothers suffering separation from children, and most are survivors of rape and other torture. Their detention is contrary both to international law and Home Office regulations.Read more →
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