Spare Rib was active in many campaigns throughout the 1970s, 80s and 90s and actively encouraged readers to go to demonstrations or protests and march with the collective under the Spare Rib banner.
- Article by:
- Louise Kimpton Nye
- Rights and justice
Campaigning was at the heart of Spare Rib’s mission, galvanising the movement to take action and demand better lives for all women. This article looks at some of the key campaigns championed by Spare Rib, which included support for the wives of striking miners; the Greenham Common peace protesters; women in prison; and victims of rape and domestic violence.