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#IStandWithSueLent

Labour Women’s Declaration stands with our Working Group member and  Cardiff Labour councillor Sue Lent in the face of  gutter journalism attacking her right to hold gender critical views. We call on Welsh Labour leaders to speak up in support of their longstanding friend and loyal comrade. In reply to their articles about Sue, we

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Respect My Sex If You Want My X

Jane Meagher, Labour candidate for Edinburgh City Council (Portobello and Craigmillar Ward) tells us that she’s had more emails on the subject of sex and gender identity than on all other issues put together. She’s given us permission to share her response here. On the doorstep, voters in this Scottish ward have been asking Jane

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Local Election Campaign – Respect My Sex

In corporations and councils, from parliament to playgrounds, the two sexes – man and woman, male and female – are being sidelined in language, law, policy and public spaces. Council Elections 5th May 2022 There are council elections taking place in many parts of the UK this May. Many local councillors will be standing for election.

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LWD response to Labour’s VAWG Green Paper

A Statement from Labour Women’s Declaration Working Group on the Labour Party’s Green Paper ‘Ending Violence to Women and Girls’. There is much to be welcomed in this paper and we are heartened to see the Party developing a holistic and potentially effective response to the prevalence of Male Violence Against Women and Girls in

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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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Toilet provision: consultation response

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government launched a consultation over toilet provision for men and women. This is Labour Women’s Declaration’s response: 1. The key points in the call for evidence “[T]here needs to be proper provision of gender-specific toilets for both men and women, with a clear steer in building standards guidance”

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LWD Responds to WESC Inquiry on GRA Reform

Members of Parliament on the House of Commons’ Women and Equalities Select Committee are currently holding an inquiry into reform of the Gender Recognition Act. According to the committee, the inquiry is designed to examine the government’s proposals for change to the gender recognition process, ‘gathering evidence on whether the proposed changes to GRA2004 are

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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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