Women’s Fightback Spring 2017, now out….

Download here: Includes: fightback against Trump, International Women’s Day, Strike, Phillis Wheatley, Loud Women reviewed, Repeal the Eighth, Remembering Buchi Emecheta. wf22

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Women’s Fightback Spring 2017, now out….

Download here: Includes: fightback against Trump, International Women’s Day, Strike, Phillis Wheatley, Loud Women reviewed, Repeal the Eighth, Remembering Buchi Emecheta. wf22

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Why socialist feminism? A new book by Women in Workers’ Liberty

The revival of feminist discussion and activity since the late 2000s has drawn many new, younger feminists into writing and organising in Europe and North America. Emerging feminist movements around the world, in India, Turkey, the Middle East and elsewhere,

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Why socialist feminism? A new book by Women in Workers’ Liberty

The revival of feminist discussion and activity since the late 2000s has drawn many new, younger feminists into writing and organising in Europe and North America. Emerging feminist movements around the world, in India, Turkey, the Middle East and elsewhere,

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Remembering Buchi Emecheta 1944-2017

Nigerian-born novelist Florence Onyebuchi “Buchi” Emecheta died on 25 January. Andrea Enisuoh remembers her and her work and describes her legacy. She reminded me of my mum, Buchi Emecheta did. Around the same age, single parent, working so hard for

Remembering Buchi Emecheta 1944-2017

Nigerian-born novelist Florence Onyebuchi “Buchi” Emecheta died on 25 January. Andrea Enisuoh remembers her and her work and describes her legacy. She reminded me of my mum, Buchi Emecheta did. Around the same age, single parent, working so hard for

Where I Work: the University admin worker

I work at a posh university.  The students are mostly privileged, but pleasant! I’m a member of the union Unison and we are fighting alongside students and other unions for a living wage. A large number of student societies support

Where I Work: the University admin worker

I work at a posh university.  The students are mostly privileged, but pleasant! I’m a member of the union Unison and we are fighting alongside students and other unions for a living wage. A large number of student societies support

East End Women

By Sarah Jackson East London has an incredibly rich history and women were part of all it, as workers, artists, athletes, carers, pioneers, activists, rogues, writers, rebels, you name it. However, their voices are seldom heard. We believe that stories

East End Women

By Sarah Jackson East London has an incredibly rich history and women were part of all it, as workers, artists, athletes, carers, pioneers, activists, rogues, writers, rebels, you name it. However, their voices are seldom heard. We believe that stories

International Working Women’s Day 1907-2017

By Janine Booth What we now know as International Women’s Day grew from a storm of protest and action by working-class women. 1907: March 8: women demonstrated in New York, demanding votes for women and an end to child labour

International Working Women’s Day 1907-2017

By Janine Booth What we now know as International Women’s Day grew from a storm of protest and action by working-class women. 1907: March 8: women demonstrated in New York, demanding votes for women and an end to child labour

Repeal the Eighth!

By Claudia Raven There have been many women’s strikes: 26 August 1970, the United States; 2 October 1975, Iceland; 3 October 2016, Poland; 19 October 2016, Argentina. On each occasion, thousands of women went on strike to protest against inequality in the workplace and at home

Repeal the Eighth!

By Claudia Raven There have been many women’s strikes: 26 August 1970, the United States; 2 October 1975, Iceland; 3 October 2016, Poland; 19 October 2016, Argentina. On each occasion, thousands of women went on strike to protest against inequality in the workplace and at home

LOUD WOMEN anthology volume 1: something for everyone

By Tilly Bean The LOUD WOMEN Anthology is a collection of songs by up and coming female punk bands. The anthology acts as a dialogue for women in the 21st century, whether it’s mummycore band The Wimmins’ Institute (of which

LOUD WOMEN anthology volume 1: something for everyone

By Tilly Bean The LOUD WOMEN Anthology is a collection of songs by up and coming female punk bands. The anthology acts as a dialogue for women in the 21st century, whether it’s mummycore band The Wimmins’ Institute (of which

Phillis Wheatley: the first published black woman poet

By Sarah Jackson Although Phillis Wheatley never lived in east London, and may only have visited it once, the area is associated with her groundbreaking literary achievement. When her book of poems was published in Aldgate in 1773, Phillis became

Phillis Wheatley: the first published black woman poet

By Sarah Jackson Although Phillis Wheatley never lived in east London, and may only have visited it once, the area is associated with her groundbreaking literary achievement. When her book of poems was published in Aldgate in 1773, Phillis became

Stop Trump: defend women’s and trans people’s rights!

By Vicki Morris Donald Trump’s election as US President sounds the alarm for women’s and trans people’s rights in the US and around the world. In his first few weeks in office, already Trump has: • Blocked aid to projects

Stop Trump: defend women’s and trans people’s rights!

By Vicki Morris Donald Trump’s election as US President sounds the alarm for women’s and trans people’s rights in the US and around the world. In his first few weeks in office, already Trump has: • Blocked aid to projects