Free speech

Time for a left wing defence of academic freedom

Students protesting against WPUK at Northumbria University 2018
Students protesting against WPUK on a university campus in 2018

Gavin Williamson’s free speech proposals: a win for women? When Education Secretary Gavin Williamson announced his government’s proposals to protect free speech in universities in England there was a muted… Read More →

Woman’s Place UK submission on freedom of expression Amendments (Hate Crime and Public Order Bill)

An effigy of Carmen Calvo, the Deputy Prime Minister of Spain hangs from a tree.
An effigy of Carmen Calvo, the Deputy Prime Minister of Spain, hangs from a tree.

This is the submission WPUK made on 21st February to the Scottish Government’s Justice Committee. We welcome the opportunity to provide further evidence to the Justice Committee on the proposed… Read More →

We stand with Kiri: Labour and women’s voices

Labour Women’s Declaration stands in solidarity with Kiri Tunks Thank you Labour Women’s Declaration for your solidarity with our co-founder, Kiri Tunks, who was ‘un-invited’ from speaking on challenging sexism… Read More →

The Political Erasure of Sex

We are delighted to be supporting this important new work by Jane Clare Jones. We reproduce here the blurb from the Political Erasure of Sex website: “The Political Erasure of… Read More →