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WRC Statement on Racism and the Global Movement for Change

To be a feminist, you must be anti-racist. Liberation for only some, is not liberation.

The events of the past few weeks following the murder of George Floyd by four Minneapolis police officers have sparked an unprecedented global uprising against racism and collective demand to defund the police and fund our communities.

At WRC, we are committed to feminism and anti-racism being at the heart of everything we do. 

Centenary Action Group

The Centenary Action Group are a coalition of over 100+ women’s rights organisations and activists who are #stillmarching for women’s right to take part in decisions that affect their lives. Their main aims are for:

  • Greater women’s political participation and leadership
  • An end of violence and abuse against all women, including those in politics
  • Targeted efforts to make political life more family-friendly

During this pandemic they submitted evidence to the Women and Equalities Select Committee on the impact of Covid19 on women.

GLITCH

Glitch is a small ambitious charity that exists to end online abuse. It was established in 2017 by activist and former politician Seyi Akiwowo, after she faced horrendous online abuse when a video of her speech at the European Parliament went viral. Glitch aims to bring an end to online abuse by championing digital citizenship through advocacy, training and campaigns.

Official statistics - Personal and Economic Well-being in Great Britain: April to May 2020

Estimates looking across personal and economic well-being covering the period from April to May 2020, to understand the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on people and households in Great Britain. We have narrowed the reference period to just two months to focus the analysis directly on changes over the lockdown period.

Find the details here

 

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