Women

Afghan women lead protests against Taliban repression

AFGHAN WOMEN are leading the way in organising anti-Taliban protests in Kabul and other parts of Afghanistan, despite increasingly fierce repression. In recent weeks, the Taliban have killed a pregnant police officer, placed a ban on protests organised without government permission and detained more than a dozen journalists, two of whom were beaten so badly […]

Minerwa Tahir  ·  12 September 2021

Police officers evade prosecution for domestic violence

Only 43 of 800 accused officers have been prosecuted.

Alex Rutherford  ·  11 July 2021

Rape culture crisis in schools

A number of schools have seen students walk-out in protest.

Millie Collins  ·  11 July 2021

London school students walk out over rape and harassment

Highgate students walked out on 25 March.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  12 April 2021

Not one more: the fight to end violence against women

We cannot rely on the police or state.

Urte March  ·  18 March 2021

The pandemic is dragging working-class women back to 2017

The pay gap is widening.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  12 March 2021

Priti Patel’s betrayal of women seeking asylum

New detention centre to open in Durham.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  11 March 2021

International Women’s Day, 2021

The pandemic has exposed in the starkest terms how capitalism oppresses and exploits women.

Red Flag  ·  06 March 2021

Domestic violence: The shadow pandemic

More must be done for those needing to escape abuse.

Mel Astbury  ·  13 November 2020

Poland: Mass protests and strikes against abortion ban

Mass protests in Poland for abortion rights.

Aventina Holzer and Martin Suchanek  ·  01 November 2020

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