UK Gender Newswire Archive
Inequality and discrimination persist because they're hard to prove and Israeli society never internalized these values in practice.
01-03-2009 21:29Call to Action: The London Coalition Against Poverty, Disabled People’s Direct Action
Network and Feminist Fightback are calling on all groups and individuals
concerned with the eroding of our welfare rights to take part in a week of
action against the ‘Welfare Abolition Bill’ .
27-02-2009 20:38Another child has died from male circumcision in England - apparently the third such death in 25 months - and boys (from babies to teenagers) are being regularly treated in hospitals for serious injuries or infections resulting from ritual genital cutting. NORM-UK, the charity concerned with the foreskin, calls on the government to implement fully the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and give both boys and girls protection against ritual wounding - in all its forms.
24-02-2009 22:35Feminist Health Weekend
Saturday 28 February - Sunday 1 March
19-02-2009 03:48Camden's Oh! Bar was closed follwowing complaints made by people including those from the gay community. Gay men and women [black and white] were offended by the reggae night which wouuld regularly play songs such as Batty Rider and Boom Bye Bye. The Camden Gazette and the police [via Gazette] have siad that the venue also closed becuase of drugs and violence.
18-02-2009 21:50The Optimum Population Trust wants you to have fewer children, or preferably none. The UK population alone is expected to increase from 61 million to 77 million by 2051 but the OPT believes the UK’s long-term sustainable population level may be lower than 30 million.
17-02-2009 08:50A group from the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas plans to travel to the Central Studio Theatre in Basingstoke to picket a production of The Laramie Project by local youth group Freedom Youth.
16-02-2009 18:48Every day 'The Sun' sells an average o 3,121, 000 copies a day. 18.4% of these are 15-24 years of age and they are being exposed to what can only be called brain washing pornography every day.
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15-02-2009 18:40The Miss University London Cattle Market, is on the 10th March. Applications are still open! The audition day is on saturday 21st feb.
15-02-2009 03:52The masters of the universe - those of them who had the nerve to turn up - were mired in deep gloom at Davos in the Swiss Alps last week. Come April in the Watford Gap, representatives of the G20 group of nations may well feel suicidal as the social and economic consequences of the financial disaster deepens and widens.
12-02-2009 07:33“We don’t want your bloody valentine”
Feminists blockade Israeli state export company
Two days before Valentines day a group of 15 women have locked themselves to the gates of Israeli export company Carmel Agrexco to stop the delivery of Valentines roses. They were met with heavy force from security and police but are currently holding strong.