Women and Equality

International Women's Day: Angela Davis in Ireland 2017

Submitted by Administrator on Fri, 03/10/2017 - 00:00

Angela Davis, a radical black feminist, political activist and academic, told a packed audience in Belfast City Hall today of the struggle ahead to oppose the policies of newly elected US President Donald Trump. Ms Davis was in Belfast for an event organised by Reclaim the Agenda on International Women’s Day.

Women, Class and the Commodification of Sex - Mary Davis

Submitted by Administrator on Thu, 01/12/2017 - 16:15

Professor Mary Davis, lecturer, campaigner, trade unionist, Communist and author of the important Marxist works "Comrade or Brother" and "Women & Class", addressed an evening audience after giving a special guest lecture in Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow November 2010.

In a presentation which was kept short to maximise audience discussion, Prof Davis gives a Marxist analysis of the role of women in historical and modern Capitalist society, focusing also on exploitation through prostitution and the commodification of sex.