UK Gender Newswire Archive
14-01-2005 17:19Livingstone defends Qaradawi - again
Qaradawi says tsunami victims deserved to die
Mayor cancels GLA Gay Forum to stop debate
Ken Livingstone has defended Dr Yusuf al-Qaradawi, the day it was revealed the Muslim cleric said the Asian earthquake victims deserved punishment from Allah because, he believes, their countries are centres of immorality, decadence and perversion.
14-01-2005 03:50There is a direct connection linking the abuse of animals with the abuse of human beings. When humans exploit and abuse animals, it legitimizes ALL abuse of power. Animal abuse legitimizes child abuse,sexism, racism, homophobia, ethnic prejudice and all the ways humans exploit each other.
10-12-2004 02:31In an unprecedented gesture, around thirty personalities known for their social and political commitment asks the government of Canada to reject the decriminalization of prostitution claimed by certain groups and to take immediate measures to to put an end to the harassing of prostitutes and to the sexual trafficking which is practised in Canada.
09-12-2004 14:08This weekends events are in conjunction with A-Spire and will be held at both A-Spire and Maelstrom…
Saturday 4 December 2004
9.30am – 6pm
St Mary's Church, Somers Town, Eversholt St. London NW1
(Corner of Aldenham St. & Eversholt St. Undergrounds Mornington Crescent & Euston)
Fully wheelchair accessible. Refreshments.
Entrance: institutions £30; high waged £10; waged £3-£5; unwaged £3.
01-12-2004 17:45Good 2nd hand Books, CDs, Videos, Tapes & Computers for sale Saturday 11 December 12 – 3 pm at Crossroads Women’s Centre, Kentish Town Rd, NW5 (entrance in Caversham Rd) to raise funds for Black Women’s Rape Action Project and Women Against Rape
CALL 07763 754 356
ON THE NIGHT 4 VENUE
03-11-2004 10:37A report from the Organisation for Women's Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) about attacks on women by religious extremists. For more information on OWFI, see their website at http://www.equalityiniraq.com. No, folks, not all Iraqis or Moslems are saints, any more than we are. With this level of violence and chaos in a country, there will always be wolves who roam and attack at will (eileen)
On Thursday 14 October, at the European Social Forum there was a Women's day, which was organised by Global Women's Strike (See http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/london/2004/10/298661.html). There purpose was to give a voice to women who are normally silenced and marginalised by our society and also by mainstream feminist movements - African women, disabled women, asylum seekers and refugees, prisoners and the mentally ill.
Tali Fahima , an Israeli woman under administrative detention, joins Palestinian women and girls held in prisons as political prisoners. The way in which Israel keeps them is cruel, without conscience and in violation of many human rights.
The Prison authority is answerable only to the Prime Minister, who has, himself, been accused of war crimes.
Please ask for a full investigation into the human rights violations.
22-09-2004 13:26Police express community safety concerns
Manchester police have intervened to secure the cancellation of reggae
superstar Buju Banton's Manchester concert, which was scheduled for
this Thursday 23 September.
20-09-2004 02:43MAD CHICKS is launching with a glorious afternoon of mad women's art, writing, discussion, workshops, info fair, creche, massage, cafe and video followed by an evening of live art, comedy and musical abandon on November 27th.
16-09-2004 16:047 – 9 PM Sunday 19 September 2004
Outside Coronet Cinema
10 New Kent Road, London SE1
Nearest tube: Elephant & Castle