Culpable Homicide

A brief comment prompted by the verdict in the trial of Oscar Pistorius for killing Reeva Steenkamp: I’ve been trying to glean What the court might mean By ‘culpable homicide’ I now understand –  You were a bit out of … Read more

Her Name Is Reeva

Her name is Reeva Reeva Steenkamp Not ‘Oscar Pistorius’ girlfriend’ Not ‘model’ Not ‘reality TV star’ Her name is Reeva Her name is Reeva She was not just a model But also a law graduate She was not just a … Read more

RMT Launches Model Policy on Domestic Violence

I wrote this article for Labour Briefing in April 2013: On International Working Women’s Day, set up over 100 years ago by socialist women in the workers’ movement to fight for our rights, RMT launched our model policy for transport … Read more

Launching RMT’s Model domestic Violence Policy

This is the speech I gave at RMT Women’s Conference in launching the union’s model Domestic Violence policy: Today is International Women’s Day. Actually, it’s International Working Women’s Day, set up over 100 years ago by socialist women in the … Read more