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From 2007, the socialist government introduced equality legislation and a framework to demand action against sexism and harassment. But since then, the situation has been worsened by economic crisis, with equalities driven off the agenda, curbs on collective bargaining, crèches closed, and equality plans dropped.
Campaigners fear that government “pilot schemes” to “help unemployed people with mental health problems find work” will lead to people being bullied off benefits and will not address the causes of mental ill-health.
Save the Independent Living Fund
The Independent Living Fund provides funding for severely disabled people to live independently in their own homes and participate in society — so it's an obvious target for the Tory-LibDem government to cut!
KURDISH FOOD - LIVE MUSIC - STAND-UP - POETRY
Institute of Education Bar - 21 November at 7pm - £5 entry - all proceeds to International Federation of Iraqi Refugees
On 21 November, join the International Federation of Iraqi Refugees at the Institute of Education Bar for a fundraiser to raise money to support Kurdish refugees fleeing ISIS, sectarian gangs and war in the Middle East.
On 6 February, I and other members of the TUC Disabled Workers' Committee protested (in the rain!) at Tottenham Court Road station, opposing cuts and supporting the RMT/TSSA London Underground strike.
I wrote this article for my local anti-cuts campaign newsletter in Hackney in August 2010:
In October 2010, French rail workers were on strike. I sent this message of support to them.
I am writing on behalf of the London Transport Region of the National Union of Rail Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) here in the UK.
In December 2010, I signed up to this statement and campaign against 'kettling' and other repressive police treatment of protesters.
We should all have the right to protest without being held captive or violently assaulted.
Please read the statement and consider adding your name too.