Archive for the ‘Contribute’ Category

Proposals to license lap dancing clubs in the same way as sex shops is about to be debated in the Lords. We have until 3rd November to make sure the Lords adopt our proposals to make licensing compulsory, not voluntary, for local authorities and to make sure venues are not exempt if they hold lap […]

Mary Honeyball MEP is the Labour representative in the European Parliament for London. She is the Labour spokesperson for women’s rights in Europe as she sits on the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee. She is also the Group Coordinator of the Parliament’s Culture Committee, which also legislates on issues surrounding sporting events such as […]

H/T Million Women Rise – from Hannah Austin “We are campaigning for the Welsh Assembly Government to improve their policies to tackle violence against women in Wales. 2 women a week are still dying of domestic abuse alone in Wales, and the rape conviction rate remains a shocking 8% in Wales. Please visit our Facebook […]

From the desk of The Glasgow Women’s Library… I have unfortunately received an email this morning that one of the lead characters in our DVD has had to pull out due to ill health so we are urgently looking for someone to fill the role. The DVD is  a 15 minute film to promote the […]

The Jewish Council for Racial Equality (JCORE) has launched an appeal to raise donations of sanitary towels for refugee and asylum-seeking women.  They are calling on shoppers to add an extra pack of sanitary towels to their basket or donate £1 to buy seven supermarket-value packs.  The campaign began after JCORE Support Coordinator Caroline Glasner […]

From Laura at the F-Word Kat Banyard is looking to interview women who have had an abortion as part of her research for a book on feminism called ‘The Equality Illusion’ which will be published next year by Faber & Faber: If you have had an abortion and would be willing to anonymously share details […]

The Demand Change campaign organised by Eaves and Object has organised a petition to urge the UK Government to adopt the ‘Nordic model’ which tackles demand for prostitution by decriminalising those who sell sexual acts whilst criminalising those who purchase them (as adopted by Sweden, Norway and Iceland) – as well as providing adequate resources […]