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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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Defining ‘Shared Socialist Values’

In early February of this year, Labour Women Leading put out this invitation through their networks: “We are inviting any sister who would like to be considered as a candidate for the [Labour Party National Women’s Committee CLP] slate to let us know…LWL is working with sisters from other Labour left organisations (the Centre Left

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#SixWords-For the word ‘person’ substitute ‘woman’

  Call to Action #SixWords – For the word ‘person’ substitute ‘woman’. “Giving birth is not like chairing a meeting. It cannot be done by a person of either sex.” It is beyond belief that it has taken governments 103 years to notice women in government may have babies. We are very pleased to see

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LWD Response to NEC Statement On Women’s Representation

With Women’s Conference deadlines announced and delegations soon to be made, with Scottish Labour MSP selections looming, women members all over the country will be seeking advice from the official Labour Party site. Labour Women’s Declaration working group is dismayed by the NEC out of date statement on All Women Shortlists, women’s officers and minimum

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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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Open letter to Sir Keir Starmer MP

  Open letter to: Sir Keir Starmer MP, Leader of the Opposition Cc: Angela Rayner, Deputy Leader Marsha de Cordova, Shadow Secretary, Women and Equalities From: Labour Women’s Declaration  23rd November 2020 Dear Keir, OBJECTION TO YOUR TWEET OF INACCURATE AND OFFENSIVE VIDEO The Labour Women’s Declaration Working Group, on behalf of over 5000 Labour

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