Women's rights and Feminism

London Socialist Feminist Discussion Group July meeting: "Fighting for Equal Pay"

The recently established London Socialist Feminist reading group meets monthly and continues its programme on Friday 27 July with a discussion on equal pay.

In 1968, a group of female sewing machinists went on strike against a sex-biased grading structure. The 1970 Equal Pay Act followed shortly after. But women are still paid significantly less than men. Why is that? What can we do about it?