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YouTube channel & website launch

We’ve been quietly working away behind the scenes, adding our previous articles and press releases to our new website, ahead of it ‘going live’ today. Not only that, but we’ve also set up a Labour Women’s Declaration YouTube Channel. Our first videos are from last month’s #ExpelMe Rally. Links to all these are below. (You

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Karen Ingala Smith rejected by Labour Party

In support of Karen Ingala Smith Karen Ingala Smith (pictured left) is the CEO of nia, a London-based domestic and sexual violence charity working to end violence against women and girls. She also founded and carries out the Counting Dead Women project – which records all the women in the UK killed through men’s violence.

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Scottish gender recognition reform bill consultation

The Scottish Government, back in December 2019, set out plans to amend the Gender Recognition Act in the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill . The proposals would allow any man to ‘self declare’ or ‘self identify’ himself to be a woman – and would not require any medical treatment or surgery, or even any change in

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#ExpelMe Rally – speeches

Defend me or expel me rally The #ExpelMe rally (on Mon 9th March 2020) was organised by London supporters of the Labour Women’s Declaration (LWD) and held in support of Woman’s Place UK (WPUK) and the LGB Alliance. The sold-out rally was attended by around 300 people and was a response to some of the

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Press release: Women’s rights rally targeted

Women’s rights rally targeted PRESS RELEASE – issued 11th March 2020 London: Masked protestors let off flares and intimidate attendees  A women’s rights rally, held at a venue adjacent to the Grenfell Tower Memorial Wall, has been disrupted by masked protestors who let off flares. Attendees thought that smoke bombs had been thrown and said

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Activists refute accusations of transphobia

PRESS RELEASE –  issued 12th February 2020 Thousands tweet #expelme in support of women’s rights and free speech Women members of the Labour Party have hit back at claims that campaigning for women’s rights is ‘transphobic’. The women are part of the same group which launched the Labour Women’s Declaration (LWD), which quickly gained almost 3,500

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Labour women galvanised

Labour women galvanised by revived women’s liberation movement  This article originally appeared in The Morning Star on 7th February 2020 Supporters of the Labour Women’s Declaration are taking action on all fronts to defend their sex-based rights, ALICE BREAN reports from their inaugural meeting. When women come together, particularly when it’s to defend our sex-based

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Labour activists launch declaration on women’s sex-based rights

Labour activists launch declaration on women’s sex-based rights This article originally appeared in The Morning Star on 11th November 2019 Three hundred Labour party activists and supporters including three MSPs and 24 Labour councillors have launched a declaration on women’s sex-based rights – and are calling for more signatories. The declaration, which is being made

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