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Parliamentary Briefing June 2017

June 2017

As Brexit negotiations begin, War on Want believes that it is of paramount importance that the government retains elements of EU law that fundamentally contribute to fighting poverty and inequality, and guaranteeing human rights for all. As the government sets out its priorities, this briefing sets out War on Want's concerns and recommendations.

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Celebrating the Grunwick strike 40 years on

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It's been 40 years since the Grunwick strike ended. On this day in 1976, six Asian women workers at Grunwick factory walked out in protest over the sacking of a fellow worker. The strikers were challenging racist and sexist abuse, and poverty wages.

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