Update from Global Women’s Strike (GWS) Women of Colour GWS and Payday men’s network, (which include farmers and farmworkers in different countries). GWS & WOC have been working with grassroots Dalit and Adivasi women in our network in India since 1992.  We have been spreading the word about this momentous strike of millions of farmers…

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See Selma’s acceptance speech here: Occasionally, a person comes along whose experience, analysis and sheer fighting passion shift the way we think about the deepest systems of power. When they do, they are a gift without equal because they create new space to imagine a different, better way of living. Selma James is one of those people.   Campaigning background Selma James is…

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This Saturday – Join protests  in Solidarity with Palestine 15 May   12 noon   Marble Arch Look out for Women of Colour banner near the tea hut nearest to Marble Arch.  We’ll be marching with International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network  Watch interview: Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAqxwzWI9tU Take part wherever you can.  See UK list of protests…

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Solitary Confinement is a Crime International Webinar: 12 May 20212 – 3.30pm (US Eastern Time) / 7 – 8.30pm (UK) REGISTER HERE Hosted by Legal Action for Women, Payday men’s network,Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike Speakers include: ·        Kevan Thakrar, over 11 years in UK Close Supervision Centre – audio presentation Now in further…

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WHISTLEBLOWING, DISSENT, ACCOUNTABILITY Saturday 8 May Join distinguished international speakers Sami Al-Arian, Academic Michael Albert, Author and activist Mads Andenæs, Lawyer Diani Barreto, Painter and activist Somerset Bean, Graphic designer Max Blumenthal, Investigative journalist and author Jonathan Cook, Journalist and author John Christensen, Tax justice campaigner Eileen Chubb, Whistleblower and founder of Compassion in Care Marjorie Cohn,…

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To our sisters the Mothers of Thailand: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo Founder Line highly value the vigil that Mrs. Sureerat Chiwarak and other Mothers are keeping in front of the jail where their dear children are, whom we consider unjustly detained. They are accused of having violated “the law of lese majesty”, that…

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URGENT ACTION ALERT in support of the Global Movement for Myanmar Democracy Sign, write, circulate as widely as possible Since the seizure of the London Myanmar embassy by the military, the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office has followed up with no further action. This is of great concern because it gives the impression of…

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