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    White Ribbon Day

    Today 25 November is White Ribbon Day, when we pledge to highlight, oppose and refuse to collude in violence against women. Hastings Borough Council has released a statement: Council unites against domestic violence  On Wednesday (25 November), the world marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day, and the start of the 16 Days of Action. Sadly, this year the physical events that are usually held cannot go ahead. Instead, the council will join with other organisations in campaigning online to raise awareness. And Bottle Alley will be lit orange on Wednesday…

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    50 YEARS – and still waiting

    This year marks 50 years since the first national Women’s Liberation Movement conference took place, at Ruskin College, Oxford. The conference drew up four basic demands: equal pay for equal work; equal education opportunities; free contraception and abortion on demand,…