Campaign Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

IN JANUARY 2019 the Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union launched a public campaign against sexual  harassment with  support from  Women Against  Rape (WAR). We had our first regional meeting with union reps at Region 5 in January and are invited to speak in other BFAWU regions. The feedback was very positive. A 2016 TUC …

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Free The Truth – 2

Monday  3 February 2020 5-7:30pm Free The Truth Event in London https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-the-truth-london-feb-3-freethetruth-tickets-88746570381 in support of Julian Assange. The meeting will discuss the legal campaigning vs extradition and other grasroots legal campaigns. With WAR, Nils Melzer – UN Rapportuer on Torture, and others. Organised by Deepa Driver.

Scotland Must Resist

WAR speaks at a meeting in Edinburgh on Saturday 25 Jan 2020 organised by Scotland Must Resist – Talks in defence of Julian Assange. To book seats go to Event Brite. Speakers include Craig Murray, Deepa Driver, and others. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/scotland-must-resist-tickets-83915861601

A message of Love

WAR is speaking at St James Church Piccadilly on Wed 15 Jan from 6-8pm at a public meeting called ‘A message of love (Luke 4:18): Why should we support Julian Assange? Book seats here  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-message-of-love-luke-4-18-why-should-we-support-julian-assange-tickets-88112762645. Venue: Church Hall, St James Church, 197 Piccadilly, W1J 9LL (access from Church Place).  Other speakers: Deepa Driver , Joanne …

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In our secret family courts, judges still don’t understand what rape means

Louise Tickle The Guardian 5 January 2020 It’s a scandal. Away from scrutiny, courtrooms are failing mothers by not taking evidence of sexual assault seriously When is rape, you know, real, proper rape? Shockingly, in our family courts, it seems it’s only when you put up a fight and have the injuries to show for it. …

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Abusive men using child contact as way to carry on subjecting women to domestic abuse

See quotes here and below from WAR SNS, and a mum called Becky who we helped get contact with her (then) baby after she was snatched by her father who she still lives with; Becky is fighting to get her back. ‘We are also aware of instances where women have suffered physical and sexual assault …

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Cyprus rape case: on the day before sentencing Women Against Rape points to similar outrageous cases in the UK

We share the outrage of women in Cyprus protesting against the conviction of a 19-year-old British woman who faces prison after reporting gang rape by 12 Israeli men in Ayia Napa. We welcome the UK government’s concern at the unfairness of the trial. But where is the acknowledgement that rape victims in the UK also face prison …

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