- 1980-1989 (Creation)
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1 file of photographs and press cuttings.
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Outwrite newspaper, produced by a collective of women throughout the 1980s, was dedicated to offering news by women, for women. Self-defined as an ‘internationalist feminist’ publication, the paper focused on ‘the development of feminism worldwide’ and an examination of women’s oppressions ‘in the context of imperialism, racism and class divisions.’
Liberation struggles across Latin America, southern Africa, Palestine, Bangladesh and India, as well as local campaigns including those of Southall Black Sisters, the Sari Squad and the King’s Cross Women’s Centre were regularly featured in Outwrite’s monthly reports. The transnational community Outwrite envisioned and embodied resonates powerfully with the social justice struggles of today.
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Card-backed press images (some with captions) from Outwrite women’s newspaper, postcard, and photographs (some with annotations). This material relates to feminist and women’s liberation struggles in Chile, Nicaragua, Peru, El Salvador, Brazil, Colombia, Philippines (GABRIELA women's organisation).
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Created Summer 2021