Payment for caring work
Make our voices heard on * anti-mother, anti-caregiver policies * criminalizing poverty * racism *war and occupation * housing * welfare * valuing and payment for caring work* pay equity * children unjustly taken from mothers by LA County *justice for victims of South LA serial murders * California budget cuts *UC & Cal State fee increases* immigration policies that break up families *prostitution & other struggles for survival * the right to home care by those of us who are older &/or have a disability * healthcare *rape & violence * breastfeeding * childcare * lesbian/gay/
Date: Saturday, 13 March 2010 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: London, Trafalgar Square to Parliament Square
An International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day Event Saturday 13 March 2010 – Mothers March & Speak Out – For recognition and support for all the workwe contribute to society – Come with your children, relatives and friends.Bring your banners, placards and demands – Assemble 2pm Trafalgar Sq – March to Parliament Sq – Wes
Helen Lowder, Mother and parliamentary secretary speaks on: "Double trouble double day", speaking at the International Gathering of the Global Women's Strike and the International Women Count Network, London 31 January - 8 February 2009 at Bolivar Hall, Venezuelan Embassy.
It’s our money not the bankers’!
How dare MPs, defiant about paying back “expenses”, squeeze those of us with least during this economic crisis?
Kim Sparrow of Single Mothers Self-Defence speaks at the International Gathering of the International Women Count Network and the Global Women's Strike, London, February 2009.
Co-ordinator of Global Women's Strike
Quoted in NY Times Op-Ed: Pay People to Cook at Home!
Speaking at The Life and Legacy of C.L.R. James Conference
In the Guardian: From welfare to wages, women fight back against the uncaring market
More Guardian articles
Listen to speak in Ireland: "How can women defeat austerity?"
Other countries we work with (so far...)
Sojourner Truth Radio
Margaret Prescod on Sojourner Truth Pacifica Radio, KPFK, Tuesdays.
News on US domestic & foreign policy. Cutting-edge interviews with women, people of color & others around the world.
KPFK's Margaret Prescod named Best Radio Personality - 2012 by OC Weekly!
Sojourner Truth website
UK Fri 24th May 13
USA Thu 23rd May 13
USA Wed 22nd May 13
UK Fri 17th May 13