Posted on March 19, 2013
It is great to see so many signatories from across the movement, we are reposting the statement with those who have signed in order of union.
We hope this will help you organise solidarity within your union, please circulate to others in your union/organisation to sign.
If you wish your union added to your name please comment and we will update it.
We the undersigned labour movement activists stand in solidarity with all women opposing all forms of male violence against women. We recognise that male violence against women is endemic in society, and that our movement is obviously and unfortunately not exempt.
We believe that our trade union and labour movement has the potential to transform society for the better. Therefore we have a particular responsibility to confront and challenge male violence against women within our movement.
Male violence against women is not acceptable in any case. It…
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Proud to have signed. We need to make our movement safe for women with mental health conditions too: sexism and disability discrimination combine to deny us a voice in the trade union movement, see my open letter to PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka: http://wp.me/p37pAD-Z Bet you this wouldn’t have happened to a male trade unionist with a mental health condition.
“It is great that so many women and men across the movement have signed this statement”
Please don’t forget those of us who have signed who do not fit either of those categories.