Activism round-up

Saturday 8 March – Contingent on the Million Women Rise March, alongside x-talk, the International Union of Sex Workers and Left Women’s Network. Assemble Hyde Park, 12pm – see Fightback’s statement here, for more information call Sofie on 07815 490 837.
Saturday 8 March – Picket of Serco, the company that runs Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal centre where up to 400 women and children asylum seekers are detained at any time, in appalling conditions. Join us at 4.30pm outside Serco Research Institute at 22 Hand Court, London, WC1V 6JF

Saturday 8 March – Benefit in solidarity with Iranian political activists. Feminist Fightback is raising funds for Iranian socialist and feminist activists fighting government repression. Show solidarity with Iranian activists whilst opposing war and imperialism – help us raise the money! Entertainment and a raffle – The Ivy House, Holborn, London, 8pm-late. £4 waged, £2 unwaged. More info: manchester3rdwave@gmail.com

Saturday 12 April – Reproductive Rights Teach-in, 12-5pm, Clement House Building, London School of Economics, London WC2A (Holborn tube).

As feminists, we want every woman to have a real right to choose – whether to have, or not to have, a child. This event is aimed at feminists, trade unionists, students, school students and others. Come and learn more about the historical and current situation, develop campaigning skills, and get involved in a militant pro-choice campaign.

Sessions:
* How to campaign: practical workshop
* Imperialism and Motherhood – race, empire and reproductive freedoms
* Getting your message across: making the pro-choice case
* The current situation: NHS, law, state provision, internationally
* Planning for a national day of action

More info: rebecca.galbraith@yahoo.co.uk

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