To not be paid for risk to life, is a scandal – and a violation of people’s rights

Photocredit: Luke Jones (Instagram @lukejonesdesign) It may come as a shock to some, but our NHS nurses are not paid for the ‘risk’ they take, otherwise known as ‘risk pay’. Yet over the last few months, at least 160 NHS and care workers have already lost their lives due to contracting coronavirus at work. Surely what has … Continue reading To not be paid for risk to life, is a scandal – and a violation of people’s rights

A bit about me

My name is Nina de Ayala Parker. I am an Intersectional feminist, women's rights advocate, writer and campaign strategist. Advocating for women's rights in every campaign I join, lead or support. This blog includes a series of published work from analysis on Brexit, to Coronavirus - arguing that peace can only ever be achieved by … Continue reading A bit about me

A heatwave and Boris Johnson in Number 10 – is this what is meant by hell on earth?

PUBLISHED: 16:21 26 July 2019 | UPDATED: 16:21 26 July 2019 An anti-Boris Johnson protest at the gates of Downing Street. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire Politics is heating up. Heating up into burnt toast, and no, it can't be saved by scraping off the burnt bit, the whole thing has to be thrown in the bin. The UK … Continue reading A heatwave and Boris Johnson in Number 10 – is this what is meant by hell on earth?

Give the People the Final Say on Brexit, if not in the name of our country’s future, in the name of equality, of feminism.

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Brexit is the biggest distraction of our time. It is a distraction from our species most pressing issue: Climate change. It is a distraction from young people being killed on our streets, on an almost daily basis. AND it is a distraction from the centenary of female suffrage … Continue reading Give the People the Final Say on Brexit, if not in the name of our country’s future, in the name of equality, of feminism.

Women’s Rights at Risk in Brexit Britain

Female parliamentarians, businesswomen, campaigners and others sign a letter to the Guardian highlighting the real risk of losing hard-won rights after Britain leaves the EU.  Theresa May arrives at this week’s European Council summit in Brussels. Photograph: Nicolas Lambert/EPA This week’s European summit marks a critical moment in the Brexit negotiations. Much attention has been focussed … Continue reading Women’s Rights at Risk in Brexit Britain

How Women are Organising Against ‘Sexist’ Brexit

Many of women's fundamental rights are enshrined under European law. Brexit could reverse all that. Nina Parker sends a call to arms. ShareTweet Young women were the largest demographic in 2016 to vote against Brexit. 80% voted to remain. This is our conversation too. So far, the Brexit conversation has been inundated with one particular … Continue reading How Women are Organising Against ‘Sexist’ Brexit