Although the exchange of sexual services for money per se in the UK is legal, a number of related activities such as advertising, pimping and brothel-keeping are outlawed. This puts many sex workers’ rights and safety at stake. Yi ZOU About 11% of men in this country aged […]
A 72 hour strike from July 12 to 15, aims at the return of Alba Pasmino, who was unfairly dismissed despite having spent more than a decade working at the service of the University. Virginia Moreno Molina After the historic victory of the workers, who – after a […]
Since 1964 Colombia has become the theatre of various kinds of violence. The main actors of the war have been the Government, the terrorist paramilitary groups, drug traffickers, and left-wing armed guerrilla groups. Within this scenario, women have also been the target of a variety of different violations, including violence, exploitation and social marginalisation.
The use and exploitation of words and images has historically favoured men in whose hands, lies the authority of important and universal texts concerning the conduct of cultures and nations. Women have been the losers as a result. Marjorie Andrea González Ramírez It doesn’t always happen, but it happens […]
Neither the fact that his papers were being processed nor his mobility problems were enough to stop this Venezuelan being detained for nearly 4 months in a detention centre for immigrants in the UK. Here he describes the raids, the scant medical attention and the tricks of the Home Office to force deportation.