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19 January 2022
The tragic and senseless murder of 23-year-old Ashling Murphy in County Offaly, in the Irish republic has sent shock waves, anger and devastation throughout communities across the country and beyond
1 December 2021
500 people gathered on 26 November - one day after the international day for the elimination of violence against women - for a vigil for Bobbi-Anne McLeod.
30 November 2021
Southampton, Bristol and Nottingham
24 November 2021
25 November is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
20 October 2021
I attended the vigil for victims of violence against women in Doncaster. We held a two-minute silence for Sarah Everard, Sabina Nessa, and all the women who have been murdered in lockdown by their violent
29 September 2021
Six months and here we are again, remembering another woman murdered. That was one of the big emotions on the vigil for Sabina Nessa near her home in Kidbrooke, south London.
5 May 2021
The Domestic Abuse Act has become law. Violence against women and girls has been on the increase during the pandemic. Between March and June 2020, police recorded 206,492 domestic abuse offences - a 9%
24 March 2021
Women's rights, and our oppression under the capitalist system, have been thrust into the spotlight by the events of the last few weeks.
17 March 2021
Defend the right to protest: Saturday 13 March. They came in their thousands, defying the undemocratic establishment ban on peaceful vigils. Women and men in towns and cities up and down the country were determined to remember Sarah Everard
12 March 2021
Grief, shock and an outpouring of anger have been unleashed by the appalling abduction and murder of Sarah Everard
30 September 2020
Marxist Workers Party and [email protected] members marched through eMbalenhle, Mpumalanga, South Africa, on 23 September calling for working-class unity to stop violence against women.
26 February 2020
A jury in New York City found Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual assault on 24 February. More trials are ahead for the multimillionaire film producer.
20 November 2019
What policies are needed to end domestic violence?
18 September 2019
The rape and murder of a Cape Town student was the spark that lit a new wave of protests demanding an end to violence against women
6 March 2019
In the era of austerity and capitalist crisis, women are struggling against their oppression - marching, striking, getting organised.
6 March 2019
On Friday 8 March, women and many men across the globe are striking, marching, protesting and celebrating International Women's Day in unprecedented numbers.
28 November 2018
Led by drumming-band Bangshees, Newcastle's Reclaim the Night demo attracted lots of attention and support particularly from young working-class women who stopped to take videos.
22 November 2018
As the age of austerity arising from the great crash of 2007-2008 enters its second decade, a new movement of women struggling against their oppression is taking shape
21 November 2018
The general student strike called by the Students Union and Libres y Combativas (free and combative) was a powerful success.
17 October 2018
On 8 March 2018 - International Women's Day - an unprecedented strike against sexism and women's oppression took place across the Spanish state. Libres y Combativas played a central role. Now, the campaign is building for a new student strike on 14 November. The Socialist spoke to Ana Garcia, an activist in Libres y Combativas
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