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Tottenham Dinosaurs roar their dismay at the words of their MP,  Shadow Justice Secretary David Lammy

Members of Tottenham Constituency Labour Party, including the Women’s Officer, Disability Officer, LGBT Officer and Secretary,  have written to their MP David Lammy to express their outrage at his recent public statements  equating women who campaign in support of the Party manifesto and Labour’s Equality Act’s sex-based rights with dinosaurs hoarding their rights. He has

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JOINING THE DOTS

LWD’s Working Group Statement on theLabour Party Green Paper ‘Ending Violence to Women & Girls’ Women are demanding action to stop the epidemic of rape, male violence and abuse targeted at women and girls. The Labour Party’s Green Paper outlining a strategy, whilst it acknowledges how overstretched and underfunded support services are, fails to address

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Event: Sex matters in a sexist society

Public meeting co-hosted by Labour Women’s Declaration and Labour Peer David Triesman during Labour Party conference week Why does sex matter in a sexist society? Join us in Brighton on Tuesday 28 September 2021 from 6 to 9pm for an evening of talks and discussions on women’s sex-based rights with Labour politicians and activists. Hear

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LWD Response to Labour Representation Committee statement of 13.08.21

The Labour Representation Committee (LRC) claims to be “preparing the labour movement for power”.  We are only too desperate to have a potential government that could make a real difference to the lives of all those so badly hurt by the policies of the Conservatives.  It was therefore surprising to find that LRC’s latest target

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Free Speech for Women at a Free Speech Rally

#StopTheLabourLockout LWD signatory Esther Giles has been no platformed at a free speech rally  organised today by a coalition of left groups in support of suspended members. We are asking all those who support free speech to insist that Esther is reinstated as a speaker, and if this doesn’t happen to withdraw from the rally.

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LWD Webinar Video Now Available

We are pleased to announce that the video of our webinar held on 20th 0ctober 2020 is now available to watch on our YouTube channel.  Click on the link below. Labour Women’s Declaration – Standing up for women’s rights in the Labour Party We have also uploaded transcripts of speeches.  Please click on the links

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LWD Celebrates First Anniversary

Happy 1st Birthday Labour Women’s Declaration! Labour women met up over the weekend of the 19th and 20th of October 2019, and the Labour Women’s Declaration was born. We marked our anniversary with a public webinar (speeches and video coming soon) and played out on this: “No More Silencing of Women!”

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Statement in support of Rosie Duffield MP

#WeStandWithRosieDuffield It should not take courage to speak about women – our sex and our bodies – nor to insist on our right to organise as women and defend our legal protections. Yet this is 2020. And this is the Labour Party. But, at last, we can celebrate the bravery of Rosie Duffield, the first

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