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  • WPUK submission: WESC Inquiry into GRA Reform

    The Women and Equalities Select Committee published a report giving details and analysis of submissions made by stakeholders to the Inquiry into the Reform of the Gender Recognition Act. We...

  • Stonewall: Mental Health Nurse speaks

    Woman's Place UK has recently published a letter drafted by nurses and midwives concerned at the impact of Stonewall's Diversity Chamption Programme and Equality Index on patient care. This...

  • Stonewall: Nurses and Midwives speak out

    Hundreds of nurses and midwives have signed a letter calling for the Nursing and Midwifery Council and NHS trusts to withdraw from Stonewall's Diversity Champions Programme and Equality Index. These...

  • Stonewall: Letter to Nursing and Midwifery Council

    The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the regulatory body for nurses, midwives and health visitors. This letter, drafted by concerned nurses and other healthcare professionals, calls for: a) the...

  • March with Midwives – Inclusion and Exclusion

    Anna is a midwife and part of the With Woman collective. She writes about the challenges facing midwifery in the UK; the grassroots movement March with Midwives; and their...

  • Joan Smith: Ending VAWG must be a national priority

    Ending VAWG is an urgent national priority Four years ago, this country suffered the highest number of terrorist fatalities since the 7/7 attacks in 2005. Thirty-six people died in...

  • Woman’s Place UK in Cambridge 2017

    A Woman's Place is on the platform was our first ever public meeting. We have now organised a total of 28 public meetings, 10 webinars and a conference...

  • SWP: WPUK response to statement

    A Woman’s Place is NOT in Prison Woman’s Place UK (WPUK) organised a large meeting in central London on October 27th on the issue of women in prison. It...

  • Transgender prison policy: Women prisoners speak out

    Below are testimonies from several women prisoners expressing a range of views on the accommodation of male transgender prisoners in the female prison estate. These women have been living...

  • SWP: Stand Up to Misogyny, Racism and Abuse

    After attendees, staff and volunteers were subject to an abusive protest at our recent meeting, A Woman's Place is NOT in prison, we have written the following letter to...

  • A record of Woman’s Place UK meetings

    This is a record of the meetings organised by Woman’s Place UK since our inception in September 2017, together with some details of the difficulties we have faced from...

  • What Jacobin gets wrong about Woman’s Place UK

    On the 9th October, Jacobin published an article by Mark Montegriffo which misrepresented our campaign. On 12th October, we wrote to Jacobin to request a right of reply. We...

  • Prison does not work for women: Bea Jaspert

    Bea Jaspert can be found at @hogotheforsaken. "My prison experience was 33 years ago, but sorry to say, nothing has changed for the better. I hope we can turn that...

  • Who lost the sex wars? Woman’s Place UK Rebuttal

    On 13th September, The New Yorker published an article by Amia Srinivasan 'Who lost the sex wars?' which contained inaccuracies about Woman's Place UK. On 14th September, Woman's Place UK...

  • David Lammy on the Today Programme

    On the Today Programme on BBC Radio 4 on Wednesday 29th September 2021, David Lammy was asked about the comments he made at a Labour Party Conference fringe meeting...

  • Woman’s Place UK Portsmouth: Jean Hatchet

    This is the text of a speech given by Jean Hatchet at our meeting co-hosted by Portsmouth University on Thursday 16th September 2021, A Woman’s Place is asking big questions.  The event is...

  • John McDonnell on LBC

    On Tom Swarbrick's show on LBC on Sunday 26th September 2021, John McDonnell was asked if it is transphobic to say only women have a cervix. These comments were made...

  • Keir Starmer on the Andrew Marr Show

    On the Andrew Marr Show on Sunday 26th September 2021, the leader of the Labour Party was asked if it was transphobic to say only women have a cervix. This...

  • Woman’s Place UK Portsmouth: Julie Bindel

    This is the text of a speech given by Julie Bindel at our meeting co-hosted by Portsmouth University on Thursday 16th September 2021, A Woman’s Place is asking big questions.  The event is part...

  • Woman’s Place UK Portsmouth: Lucy Masoud

    This is the text of a speech given by Lucy Masoud, at our meeting co-hosted by Portsmouth University on Thursday 16th September 2021, A Woman’s Place is asking big...