International Women’s Strike

Tomorrow women from around the World will be striking against gender inequality. The International Women’s Strike rejects the decades of economic inequality, criminalization and policing, racial and sexual violence, and endless global war and terrorism affecting women. Women and non- binary people will refrain from labour: both waged and unpaid work – domestic, emotional, caring

Women in football

Women have always been systematically discriminated against by the football authorities, for simply wanting to play football. The English FA, a bastion of bourgeois conservatism, banned women playing on any ground affiliated to the FA in 1921, voting that “the game of football [is] quite unsuitable for females” a ban that lasted till 1971. Women’s

Chile: Women and the pensions backlash

Following a new wave of protests against Chile’s Pinochet-era privatised pensions system, María Carrasco of libertarian communist journal Solidaridad looks at why women have particular reason to stand up for a new way. Major rallies have been ongoing since last year against the six private for-profit funds which currently hold Chile’s £122 billion in assets but pay just

SisterSupporter – protecting women from harassment and defending reproductive rights

By Lindsay of SisterSupporter and West London Radical Assembly SisterSupporter is a new pro-choice campaign group which formed in October 2015 to tackle the issue of religious campaigners standing outside of the Marie Stopes clinic in Mattock Lane, near Ealing Broadway in West London. Currently in Ealing there are anti-abortion campaigners outside the clinic up