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Speakers tackle ‘Women against the State’ theme

03 March, 2017

FIVE campaigners are lined up to speak at a union event marking International Women’s Day on Wednesday.

Unite the Union’s “Women Against The State” public meeting will hear from guest speakers, including Clerkenwell resident Yemi Hailemariam, of the Free Andy Tsege Campaign, and Sheila Coleman, of the Hillsborough Justice Campaign.

Orgreave Truth and Justice campaigner Barbara Jackson and a member of Police Spies out of Our Lives campaign are billed to speak.

International Women’s Day draws attention to gender inequality while celebrating the achievements of women around the world.

The free event at the union’s HQ in Moreland Street, Finsbury, starts at 6pm.

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