Trade unions

  • 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...

  • “The process is the punishment”: the policing of feminist thought in the workplace

    The policing of feminist thought in the workplace Almost two years ago, I quit my job because of my belief that women are disadvantaged and discriminated against on the...

  • National Education Union asserts importance of debate

    Delegates at the National Education Union (NEU) conference recently passed a motion which asserts the importance of discussion and debate, with 75 per cent voting in favour. The text...

  • There was no debate: TUC 2020

    The Trades Union Congress (TUC) met this week to hold its annual conference. Like most meetings at the moment it was held online. Motions were moved and seconded –...

  • 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 &...

  • Mixed sex toilets: model letter

    There is growing concern at the trend of turning single sex toilets into mixed sex provision. This week, Lord Lucas initited a debate on the provision of changing and...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Until all our sisters are free: Paula Boulton

    Paula Boulton is a musician, playwright and granddaughter of one of the first women Labour councillors. This post was first published on Facebook. We are republishing it here with...

  • Turbulent Times: Ruth Serwotka

    It is something of a cliché to say we are living in turbulent times. But we are. Within every social movement currently on the march resides an extraordinary level...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Dear Labour Party

    Kay Green is a Labour Party member and activist, supporting gender-critical voices on the political left. She has a message today for the Labour Party membership. This is the...

  • Press coverage of 1970s equality laws

    We have pulled together a second Twitter thread created by Lisa Mackenzie, a feminist and independent policy analyst. This thread summarises some of the press coverage surrounding the Equal...

  • 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...