As the economic vice bites deeper and the whole world struggles to maintain status quo on everything from stability in the stock markets to coping with the effect of massive unemployment, there will always be a type of entrepreneur to exploit natural resources and turn a profit. These people pride themselves in supplying a rare […]
In the year 2000, at the Millennium Summit, one hundred and eighty nine members’ of states of the United Nations declared that they would spare no effort to achieve a set of eight goals aimed at raising the level of development, health and prosperity of the globe by the end of the year of 2015. […]
Delete 2.2 No delegate shall serve on standing orders committee for more than three consecutive years. Replace with: 2.2 No delegate shall serve on standing orders committee for more than four consecutive years.
Conference knows the history of the struggle that women have fought for the right to equality for all aspects of our lives. From the days of the Suffragettes and the Women’s Social and Political Union women have fought for rights to education, equal pay, decent childcare, maternity and parental leave, health care, equal rights for […]
This Conference is appalled by the attacks on our pension schemes and that women – young women in particular – will be disproportionately disadvantaged. This Conference is alarmed that low-take up, or withdrawal from the schemes, by members will be damaging to the schemes and may in the long-term make them unviable. This Conference believes […]
Privatisation and cuts to care providers and the Public Sector are driving down women’s wages and resulting in increased job losses in these areas. Women are known to be the predominant users of public services and are therefore more disadvantaged by this. The loss of wages and reduction in wages impacts greater on single income […]
In Britain we are worried about the attacks on the NHS and the effect on the ratio of midwives to expectant mothers. This results in the worry of whether the experience will be more painful than is necessary and whether there will be any side effects on the baby. In Africa women are worried that […]
Conference deplores the Tory-led government’s brutal and unnecessary cuts on public services, many of which have had a particular impact on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) women. These ideologically driven cuts to public sector funding have seen targeted services such as those delivered by domestic abuse workers, HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) prevention workers, LGBT […]