Meetings

  • 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...

  • Woman’s Place UK Portsmouth: Kiri Tunks

    This is the text of a speech given by co-founder of Woman's Place UK, Kiri Tunks, at our meeting co-hosted by Portsmouth University on Thursday 16th September 2021, A...

  • Reflections on WPUK: Making women’s voices count

    Reflections on WPUK: Making women’s voices count As we publish the WPUK financial statement for the first three years of our existence, it feels like a good time to...

  • Edinburgh Labour Students

    This statement was updated on 27th October to note the withdrawal of the offending statement by Edinburgh Labour Students. Please see update at the end. Edinburgh Labour Students today...

  • Happy World Statistics Day – Sex in the Census

    Below is the text of a letter we have sent today to Ian Diamond, National Statistician, Head of the Government Statistical Service (GSS) and Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority....

  • Women count, count women: WPUK & the Census

    The subject of the webinar we are hosting tomorrow, Sunday 18th October, is also that of our first action: accurate recording of sex in the census. Selina Todd will...

  • Truth and Allies: Sarah Field

    Cllr Sarah Field was born in Leeds in 1975. She is a single parent, ex-Labour Party member and is the elected Independent member for Garforth and Swillington in Leeds....

  • Dear Keir…

    Dear Keir, We are the co-founders of Woman’s Place UK and we are all members of the Labour Party. We have been horrified at the way the concerns we...

  • Thank you Labour Women’s Declaration

    On Monday night, we spoke at the #ExpelMe rally organised by Labour Women’s Declaration in support of Woman’s Place UK and LGB Alliance. You can read the speech by...

  • You ignore us at your peril: Kiri Tunks

    This is the text version of the speech Kiri Tunks gave on behalf of Woman’s Place UK at the Labour Women’s Declaration #ExpelMe rally on Monday 9th March 2020....

  • Warning! This motion may damage your CLP

    New Socialist has produced a draft motion for Constituency Labour Party groups (CLPs) entitled ‘Draft Model Motion in support of trans, nonbinary, and intersex rights’. In their ‘Tasks &...

  • Norwich Quakers: modelling conflict resolution

    On 25th February 2019 , Woman’s Place UK organised a public meeting, A Woman’s Place is breaking ground, together with local women in Norwich. It was held at the...

  • Solidarity in action: Cátia Freitas

    Cátia Freitas is socialist working class single mother of one who’s still struggling with mental illness following DV/male violence. I write this in solidarity with Woman’s Place and all...

  • No answer from Labour over intimidation

    On 23rd September 2019, we held an unofficial fringe meeting at Labour Party Conference in Brighton to discuss the demands in our manifesto. Due to intimidation by trans rights...

  • Dear Lisa Nandy: a letter from Ruth Serwotka

    Dear Lisa Nandy, I write on behalf of the feminist campaigning organisation Woman’s Place UK (WPUK). Information about us can be found here. I am a co-founder of WPUK,...

  • This is a movement: Kiri Tunks

    Kiri Tunks is a teacher and trade union activist. She is a co-founder of Woman’s Place UK. This is the speech she gave on the closing plenary of the...

  • We can speak up and we can be heard: Maya Forstater

    Maya Forstater is a researcher & writer working on business & sustainable development. She lost her job at the Centre for Global Development after tweeting & writing about the...

  • Tottenham CLP motion on free speech and self-organisation

    We are delighted that Tottenham CLP have passed this motion in support of women’s right to self-organise and debate issues of concern to us free from intimidation and threat....

  • What Happened at Brighton: #WPUKLab19

    Emily Ward attended the WPUK unofficial Labour Party fringe meeting in Brighton in September 2019. I was in Brighton, England on September 23rd for a meeting of Woman’s Place...

  • One Possibility: Susan Matthews at A Woman’s Place is at the lectern

    Susan Matthews is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Roehampton University. Susan Matthews writes for Transgender Trend and has contributed to two edited collections on the transgender child. She...