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  • 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 &...

  • Correcting misinformation about our Cambridge meeting

    A recurrent accusation that is made against us is that Anne Ruzylo, who spoke at our first meeting in Cambrige 2017, made offensive and abusive comments about trans women....

  • 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 with the Spanish Feminist Party/Mensaje de Solidaridad con el Partido Feminista de España

    We are alarmed by the expulsion of the Spanish Feminist Party from the left-wing coalition block Izquierda Unida this week because of disagreements about plans to support self-ID. This...

  • WPUK statement on Morning Star cartoon

    The crocodile cartoon that appeared in the Morning Star this week works against the respectful debate and discussion to which WPUK is committed – it was misjudged and offensive...

  • We are Woman’s Place UK

    We are the co-founders of Woman’s Place UK, a campaign established to ensure that women’s voices are heard and our sex based rights upheld. We are members of 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....

  • WPUK & The Green Party

    Given that we are sharing statements about our interactions with political parties, we have decided to publish this account of our interactions with the Green party. Last year, we...

  • WASPI Judgement: the sting of injustice

    WPUK expresses shock and concern at impact of High Court pensions ruling on women’s rights. Woman’s Place UK shares the dismay and anger of the Backto60 and WASPI campaigns...

  • WPUK statement on leaked EHRC schools guidance on trans pupils

    On 30th August 2019, the Telegraph published a story about schools guidance on transgender pupils being prepared by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), a copy of which...

  • Making sure A Woman’s Place is on the Platform

    This article was originally published on the Socialist Feminist Network website on 28th November 2017. When I heard that Linda Bellos had been ‘uninvited’ by a student society of...

  • Bristol University

    In February 2018 we organised a Woman’s Place UK (WPUK) meeting in Bristol. This meeting came under attack from an anonymous open letter which was circulated to academics and students...

  • 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...

  • Government Equalities Office: roadmap for change

    The Government Equalities Office (GEO) has today launched a report, Gender equality at every stage: a roadmap for change’,  to tackle ‘gender’ inequality in the UK” “The roadmap sets...

  • Holyrood calls to Westminster

    The announcement this week by the Scottish Government that they intend to fully consult with women and carry out a full Equality Impact Assessment into proposals to adopt legal...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The most vibrant feminist meeting of the year

    Our meeting on Monday 20th May has certainly had a big impact. Lots of women who were there or who have heard about it have been in touch to...

  • No room for racism or misogyny

    We note the reports of a black woman being harassed and intimidated at the London May Day rally on Tuesday 1st May by a masked person and several white...

  • Meeting with Leeds Council

    WPUK met with Leeds City Council in December 2018. A local representative who had been involved in setting up the Leeds WPUK meeting also attended. The discussion included: An...