WWAFE 2013 SEMINAR SERIES –
FREEDOM AND THE WOMEN
WOMEN’S RIGHTS LOCAL, GLOBAL, UNIVERSAL
A SEMINAR SERIES ON
WOMEN’S ROLE, RIGHTS, LEADERSHIP, POWER & LIBERTY
HOUSE OF LORDS, WESTMINSTER
PATRON: BARONESS GOULD
On 22 August 2013, Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning, whistleblower for the global public, was sentenced to 35 years for exposing governments' crimes to Wikileaks. For three years, an international movement has campaigned, first, to stop her torture in detention, and then to demand her release. This movement helped defeat the life sentence charge of "aiding the enemy", but Chelsea was convicted of unprecedented charges of "espionage".
16 October 2013 PRESS RELEASE
Young Stratford mothers fight for right to stay in London
by Stephen Moore Friday, August 2, 2013
A Tottenham campaigner who is refusing to pay his council tax to highlight the devastating effect of benefits cuts on Haringey’s poorest people faced magistrates for the first time today.
Co-ordinator of Global Women's Strike
Great article in The Guardian: Sex workers need support – but not from the 'hands off my whore' brigade
More Guardian articles
Quoted in NY Times Op-Ed: Pay People to Cook at Home!
Other countries we work with (so far...)
Haiti Mon 2nd Dec 13
Haiti Thu 21st Nov 13
Guyana Tue 5th Nov 13
UK Wed 23rd Oct 13
USA Sat 19th Oct 13
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Great article: Hunger for Justice
KPFK's Margaret Prescod named Best Radio Personality - 2012 by OC Weekly!