TAKE ACTION NOW! Please write to your MP and urge them to vote against the proposals. You can also come to the protest happening on 20 January outside Parliament, which the BHA and other groups are supporting.
Tomorrow, 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 London’s Guildhall over abuse of women!
Cleaners are staging a sit-in at the Corporation of London’s Guildhall in protest at the inadequate response of their employer, the contractor Sodexo over the abusive treatment of women employees.
From 25 June: Justice for Our Communities
Toronto’s Community Organizations invite you to fight back against the fear mongering of Harper’ billion dollar security fiasco and march in a massive demonstration on June 25th. Harper and global financial institutions are vulnerable to the power of communities rising up and reclaiming space – building the kind of worlds we wish to [...]Read more →
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. The jury, in line with public opinion, refused to criminalise Ms Finch for working together with friends from her own home for safety. Ms [...]
Organised by 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 UBS’ offices in Zurich, New York, Buenos Aires, Kyiv and other countries.Read more →
Since 5 February, women in Yarl’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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