Statement: In fighting for justice for Jackie Berkley, we are fighting for justice for all…

Statement: In fighting for justice for Jackie Berkeley we are fighting for justice for all. On 19 April, 1984, Ms Jacqueline Berkeley and three other young Black women were arrested after an alleged disturbance in Manchester. At Moss Side Police Station, Ms Berkeley was taken into a cell, script naked, racially abused and raped by …

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Book review: London inquiry into rape – Dismissing the “myth of the dark stranger.”

Book review : London inquiry into rape – Dismissing the “myth of the dark stranger.” Ask Any Woman is the first major survey into rape in Britain. It shows a staggering level of rape and sexual assault – in the street, on public transport, at home, on housing estates, rape in marriage, rape and assault …

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Book launch: The Rapist Who Pays The Rent – women’s case for changing the law on rape

Book launch: The Rapist Who Pays The Rent – women’s case for changing the Law on Rape. This is the handbook of the movement to make rape in marriage a crime. It also describes how rape outside marriage is dealt with by police and courts, who often support and even encourage the rapist, whether he’s …

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Parliament considers: Rape in Marriage. A Public Meeting

Parliament considers Rape in Marriage, WAR public meeting “Most people agree that marriage should be an equal relationship. How can there be equality when one partner is legally entitled to rape the other? Instead the law says that in marriage, the man is the boss and the women is his property.”