Bahasa, Burmese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Mandarin, Romanian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Urdu so far. Every day and in every emergency, unwaged or low waged caregivers, urban and rural, mostly women, often immigrant women, struggle to protect and care for people of every age and condition. But this work is kept invisible and therefore there is […]
Webinar: From Coronavirus and Beyond: Valuing Caregiving — The Unwaged Work that Protects People and the Environment
There is more than one pandemic. In response to the health, climate, poverty and war crises, we call for a Care Income Now!
The coronavirus pandemic comes on top of the climate pandemic, the poverty pandemic and the war pandemics which have hit single mother families, ill, disabled and older people hardest. It is exposing weaknesses in our ability to resist and survive physically and financially – from immune systems already compromised by poverty, pollution, war, occupation and displacement […]
Event: Webinar From Coronavirus and Beyond Valuing Caregiving — the Unwaged Work that Protects People and the Environment.
Date And Time Fri, March 20, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT Description Invitation to a Webinar From Coronavirus and Beyond Valuing Caregiving — the Unwaged Work that Protects People and the Environment. The workshop we planned for the 64th UN Commission on the Status of Women has even more urgency now as the global pandemic has […]
The Independent: I founded the Wages for Housework campaign in 1972 – and women are still working for free
Forget basic income, those who care for people and the planet deserve to be recognised for the unpaid work they already do Selma James 1 day ago 25 comments In 1972, a paper I wrote was discussed at the women’s liberation conference in Manchester. It had six demands: the right to work less; the right […]
Marking International Women’s Day on Sunday, Selma James argues the long-overdue case for a Care Income 06 March, 2020 — By Selma James IT’S almost 50 years since I marched, with thousands of others, behind the women’s liberation banner. Groups formed all over London and the UK, discussing what in our lives we wanted to change. Everything! […]
Grazia: The Problem Of Invisible Labour – And Why YOU Should Down Tools This International Women’s Day
For International Women’s Day on 8 March, Grazia commissioned an exclusive survey that revealed women are still doing more at home. Writer Sally Howard, whose new book is about all the work women do to keep a household running smoothly, isn’t surprised… BY SALLY HOWARD | POSTED5 HOURS AGO On 8 March 2018, a year into my infant […]
Women’s caring role in society means we end up doing a ‘double day’ whether we like it or not, writes SELMA JAMES WHEN the women’s liberation movement began in 1970, groups sprang up all over London and all over Britain. You would have a meeting and establish some of the things you wanted to discuss […]
You are here: Home / Benefits and Poverty / Tribunal victory gives hope to ‘failure to attend’ benefit victims Tribunal victory gives hope to ‘failure to attend’ benefit victims By John Pring on 27th February 2020Category: Benefits and PovertyListenListen with webReaderFocus A disabled woman’s tribunal victory has given hope to claimants who cannot take part in face-to-face benefit assessments for impairment, health, or trauma-related […]
Join Shoda Rackal from @WomenStrike Women of Colour and Solveig Francis from #CrossroadsWomenCentre for a conversation about mothers, breastfeeding and campaigns for a #CareIncome! https://eventbrite.co.uk/e/breastfeeding-best-for-babies-planet-too-with-women-of-colour-global-womens-strike-tickets-96986546371?ref=eios