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  • 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...

  • Freedom of speech: Allison Bailey introduces A Woman’s Place is at the lectern

    Allison Bailey is a criminal defence barrister at Garden Court Chambers, London. She has nearly 20 years experience defending in cases of serious violence and complex organised crime. Allison...

  • Misogyny in action: a rebuttal of statement by Trans Action Oxford

    On 17th October 2019, Trans Action Oxford published an open letter attacking Woman’s Place UK and our forthcoming event, A Woman’s Place is at the lectern. This statement is...

  • Labour’s Values & WPUK

    This post is based on a Twitter thread written by a Labour staff member who attended the Woman’s Place UK unofficial fringe at Labour Party Conference in Brighton. This...

  • Politicians: a dereliction of duty

    Since our inception in September 2017, we have sought, and taken, every opportunity we could to meet with politicians and policy makers. Often this has only been possible on...

  • A Woman’s Place is at Conference

    On Monday 23rd September, Woman’s Place UK held its 24th public meeting in two years: A Woman’s Place is at Conference. It was timed to coincide with the Labour...

  • I am not your enemy: let’s talk

    This is the text of the speech Dani Ahrens gave at the Woman’s Place UK fringe meeting at Labour Party conference in Brighton on 23rd September 2019. It was...

  • P*nk ‘News’ allegedly in Brighton

    We have seen an article in P*nk News which purports to cover the events of Monday night when our public meeting, A Woman’s Place is at Conference,  was aggressively...

  • Statement by the Head of the Centre for Gender and Violence Research at the University of Bristol

    Founded in 1876, as University College Bristol, the University of Bristol was the first higher education institute in England to admit women on an equal basis to men. On...

  • Mensaje de solidaridad con la XVI Escuela Feminista Rosario de Acuña

    Autora: Raquel Rosario Sánchez   A principios de este mes, se celebró la XVI Escuela Feminista Rosario de Acuña en Gijón, España bajo la temática Política Feminista, Libertades e Identidades. El evento tuvo lugar los días...

  • I never learnt to swim

    This is the text of an email received by Woman’s Place UK ahead of A Woman’s Place is on the Podium #WPUKFairPlay. With the writer’s permission we are sharing...

  • WPUK Manifesto: this is what we want

    On 20th May 2019, we published our draft manifesto and asked for responses. Thank you to everyone who suggested amendments or ideas. We are delighted to publish a revised...

  • WPUK & Toilets

    There has been much speculation about the expectations we have for the use of toilets at our meetings. Below is the explanation we gave to Norwich Quakers when they...

  • A Woman’s Place is on the front line: Hastings

    IHave you thought about organising a WPUK where you live? We can help you and this account of how some of our supporters in Hastings did it should encourage...

  • Support Julie Bindel

    We are disappointed that The Guardian has made an editorial decision to ignore the views of women by not publishing our response to their mendacious account of the attack...

  • UCU Congress 2019 

    This is a report from the mover and supporters of a recent motion on Academic freedom at the University & College Union Conference. It includes the text of the motion and...

  • A Woman’s Place is speaking out: Bristol

    If you are thinking of organising a meeting in your area we’ve produced this toolkit which pulls together what we’ve learned from our experiences. Some of the feminists who...

  • A Woman’s Place is turning the tide

    Ali Ceesay was part of a team of women who organised a WPUK meeting in Brighton in July 2018. Organising a WPUK meeting, may not feel like an easy...

  • Women’s Right to Write

    Raquel Rosario Sánchez spoke at Feminist Writers Talk Back! at the University of Bristol’ event on Tuesday, May 28th. Read this and you will have some idea of the hurdles...